Tertiary students targeted in new financial literacy programme

Wed, 20 Jun 2012

By Hannah Lynch June 20 (BusinessDesk) - Tertiary students' money management will be given a helping hand thanks to a joint initiative by the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income and Visa launched in Wellington today. Credit card issuer Visa will fund a pilot programme of up to 15 tutors from the city's Whitireia Polytechnic to attend a course in delivering financial education. It aims to improve the financial planning and management advice delivered to New Zealand students. "For many young people tertiary study offers t...

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