Financial literacy has proven to be an essential skill for young adults to help in achieving success and reaching one’s potential. Many studies find that those with a stronger background in financial literacy are more likely to demonstrate positive behaviors, both financially and in other areas. This study will attempt to draw a link between Bryant University students’ background in financial literacy and benefits within the college classroom. Specifically, my study will look at whether having a stronger background in financial literacy leads to increased confidence in the classroom, decreased accounting anxiety, and superior academic performance. The study uses primary data gathered by administering a survey to 300 Bryant undergraduate students. The results of this study can be used by students and faculty alike in determining and cultivating a potential driver of success for students.
Recommended CitationCummingham, Alexandra, "Financial Literacy: Impact on Student Success" (2018). Honors Projects in Accounting. Paper 17.