Report examining the experiences of and attitudes to money which children from financially excluded families bring to school and how these relate to personal finance education in schools.
Study investigating how women's life stages and work and family experiences affect their long-term financial needs and how the changing role of women in society impacts on these.
Report looking at the factors influencing the financial decisions of young people.
Report of an evaluation of the effectiveness of the Parent's Guide to Money, a file of information put together to help prospective parents review and arrange their finances.
Review providing a synthesis of recent youth research with a specific bearing on the housing transitions of young people in the UK and highlighting some of the most important concerns of young people in connection with housing.
People who have a range of needs including homelessness and mental health and substance use problems, and are involved with the criminal justice system, often live at the margins of our society. This research aimed to examine this group’s abilities to access financial services, their financial management skills and the interplay between key life events, mental health and offending.
Report of a study which aimed to explore the transition from care experienced by young people with a view to identifying any differences in the experiences of recent care leavers when compared to older leavers and pinpointing key factors in the transition which impact on life after care.
Report examining the information needs of young people with regard to personal finance and looking at ways in which information may be altered to make it more effective, including removing structural and psychological barriers preventing information reaching young people.
Document summarising the statutory duties of local authorities in Scotland with regard to preventing homelessness. It outlines the actions which local authorities should take to stop homelessness occurring and recurring.
Report of the Scottish Affairs Select Committee looking at Credit Unions in Scotland. In particular, it looks at the future for Credit Unions in Scotland and the questions of financial exclusion and financial literacy and affordable lending, credit and debt.