How savvy are you about money? Think you can beat the national average? Take the quick 5 question Financial Literacy Quiz – then check back to see how you compare to the national average or to people who took the quiz in your state. Here’s how people across the nation fared:
And here’s the average number of correct answers nationally and for New England states:
- US 2.88
- CT 2.90
- MA 3.01
- ME 3.01
- NH 3.12
- RI 2.83
- VT 3.01
See the findings of the 2012 National Financial Capability Study report by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation in four key areas: Making Ends Meet, Planning Ahead, Managing Financial Products; and Financial Knowledge and Decision-Making.
Here are some great free tools for learning more about money management.
Making the most of your money starts with five building blocks for managing and growing your money. MyMoney.Gov offers tools and information on five key areas of money management: Earnings; Saving & investing; Protecting; Spending; and Borrowing.
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
A free program by the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand personal finances through every stage of life.
Unbiased insurance information for consumers sponsored by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Information is organized by life stage and lines of coverage: auto insurance, home insurance, health insurance and life insurance.