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The wide­spread fi­nan­cial ex­clu­sion and fi­nan fi­nan­cial il­lit­er­acy among SA women are majo ma­jor ob­sta­cles on the path to eco­nomic equal equal­ity. An HSRC base­line sur­vey report from 2012 on f inan­cial lit­er­acy in SA re­vea re­vealed that the fi­nan­cial lit­er­acy con­trol score is sig­nif­i­cantly lower for women rel­a­tive t to men.

Si Sim­i­larly, fi­nan­cial lit­er­acy scores are low lower for those aged 16-29 rel­a­tive to

th those aged 30 years and older; black

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