For the past year, I have been the project manager for ASIC’s “MoneySmart Rookie – financial literacy for young people” project and educational initiative. A few days ago, the first of these resources went live on ASIC’s MoneySmart website, including twenty different videos and coverage of seven different topics (credit and debt, mobile phones, moving out of home, first job, first car, shopping & banking online and study).
Postscript on 19 June:
– The project was launched yesterday (18 June 2013) here in Sydney at the UTS function centre. You read the ASIC media release here, Deputy Chair Peter Kell’s launch speech here and a news.com.au article here.
And here are the poster images of the “rookie errors” campaign aimed at young people aged (16 to 25) that accompanies the MoneySmart Rookie education initiative: