On 11 January 2022 the European Commission and the OECD’s International Network on Financial Education published the joint EU/OECD-INFE financial competence framework for adults, following on from measures announced in Action 7 of the 2020 capital markets union action plan.

This framework aims to improve individuals’ financial skills so that they can make sound decisions regarding their personal finances. It will support the development of public policies, financial literacy programmes and educational materials by Member States, educational institutions and industry. It will also support the exchange of good practices by policy makers and stakeholders in the EU.

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