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LISA... is a parent support and lobby group, for parents and families with a family member having an intellectual or multiple disability, and living in a supported accommodation group home in the State of Victoria, Australia.
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Thursday, June 13 2013

Increasing Skills and Self Determination

of People with Disabilities

There is far too much ‘minder care’ rather than ‘quality of life care throughout the range of support services available to people with disabilities.

People with disabilities are often excluded from financial services and are frequently at risk of financial exploitation

Financial literacy helps people to make better financial decisions and act on them, given the opportunities available to them.

It is not just about increasing people’s knowledge of money matters and financial skills.  It is also about people’s attitudes.

Financial literacy is a combination of financial awareness, knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours necessary to make sound financial decisions and ultimately achieve individual financial wellbeing.

Financial literacy is about understanding money and finances and being able to confidently apply that knowledge to make effective financial decisions.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is reviewing their 2011 National Financial Literacy Strategy (PDF 905KB) and developing a new one for 2014-16National Financial Literacy Strategy 2014/16

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