On 27 March, 2009, the Financial Regulator published its report on "Financial Capability in Ireland: An Overview". This report on the first major study of the financial capability of consumers in Ireland and is the largest-ever research project commissioned by the Financial Regulator.
Financial capability scores were calculated for respondents under four key areas:
- Managing money (making ends meet and keeping track);
- Planning ahead;
- Choosing financial products; and
- Staying informed.
The report is available on the Financial Regulator's corporate website.