State of Financial Adult Literacy in Ireland
Report published January 2016
INTRODUCTION – Across the globe, advances in financial technology are severing the traditional links between how we earn and manage our cash. Service providers such as traditional banks to more nimble start-ups means that our fingers and not our feet are increasingly central to how we manage our cash on a day-by-day basis. These range from paying bills through mobile apps to securing funding through more innovative crowd-based services.
Within society, we are becoming less dependent on cash and this is accelerating a disconnect between the public and the money they earn. This can have far-reaching personal financial consequences.
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