Young women and money

This research builds on WIRE’s 2007 research, and applies a gendered lens to women’s financial well-being. This research sheds light on the emerging trend that young women are experiencing increased levels of debt. Concern around this trend was also identified in WIRE’s (2007) research, where many of the women participating in that research expressed considerable concern about their children’s lack of knowledge about financial matters. In particular, women were worried about their children’s management of mobile phones and mobile phone bills.

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