The Examination of Primary School Teachers' Financial Literacy Attitudes and Behaviors in Terms of Different Variables

Burcu Sel, Mehmet Akif Sözer

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In this research, it is aimed to examine the level of financial literacy attitudes and behaviors of primary school teachers in terms of different variables. The sample of the research consisted of 211 primary school teachers and “financial literacy attitude and behavior scale” was used as data collection tool. As a result of the research, it was found out that financial literacy attitudes and behaviors of teachers did not show a significant difference according to gender, monthly family income, personal expenditure; however, a significant difference was found in terms of age. In addition, the family is placed on the top in terms of the resources that teachers acquire financial knowledge and skills. The internet ranked first in terms of the resources in which teachers followed financial knowledge and skills. It was found that although 32.2% of teachers follow daily financial developments,  13.7% of them do not follow at all.


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Financial education, Financial literacy, Primary school teachers

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