Research Report

Financial literacy - perception vs reality

PC16229 M&Y Perceptions vs Reality v1

This edition focuses on New Zealanders’ perceptions of financial confidence, following the 2022 report, Financial resilience trends in New Zealand: Overconfidence and a perfect (savings) storm which highlighted a widening gap between financial confidence and financial literacy.

This year, we investigated the widening perception gap with respondents in more detail to begin to understand more about the impact of financial confidence and financial literacy.


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