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Unicaja explains the importance of financial education to students from the University of Jaén

The Edufinet Project, promoted by Unicaja Banco and Fundación Unicaja, has organized a financial education workshop at the University of Jaen (UJA), aimed at university students of non-financial degrees. The goal of this workshop is to provide students with basic knowledge to act autonomously when facing financial decisions.

11 FEB 2019

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Around 50 students have attended this training session given at the campuses that the University has in the city of Jaen and in Linares. The attendees have received information about the financial system and banking products.

 

The Edufinet Project, which currently collaborates with more than twenty universities and business institutions and organizations, is a financial education project pioneering Spain. Its works to improve the financial literacy of citizens has been recognized with several awards.

 

The Edufinet Project, promoted by Unicaja Banco and Fundación Unicaja, has organized a financial education workshop at the University of Jaen (UJA), aimed at university students of non-financial degrees. The goal of this workshop is to provide students with basic knowledge to act autonomously when facing financial decisions.

 

Around 50 students have attended this training session given at the campuses that the University has in the city of Jaen and in Linares. The attendees have received information about importance and usefulness of financial education in nowadays society and on the Edufinet Project.

 

The workshops have also addressed topics related to the financial system, decision-making and banking products for savings and investing, with a very practical and useful approach.

 

Unicaja’s Edufinet Project is a financial education programme pioneering in Spain. It collaborates with more than twenty universities and business institutions and organizations, and its work has been recognized with several awards.

 

Edufinet Project

 

The Edufinet Project launched in 2007 its Internet portal, promoted by Unicaja, with the collaboration of the Andalusia International University (Universidad Internacional de Andalucía, UNIA) and of the University of Malaga (UMA), although the development of the project started in 2005.

 

In addition to more than ten business organizations and institutions, 14 universities collaborate with this project. All of this has made Unicaja to become one of the first financial institutions in Spain to launch and initiative of this kind.

 

During its years of history, the project has received several awards, and more than 127,600 people have participated in the different conferences, workshops, lectures and seminars developed, of which 89,000 have attended the Conferences on Financial Education for Young People.

 

Edufinet also promotes the development of workshops and lectures at universities, summer courses or participation in international projects. It fosters several publications, such as the ‘Financial Guide’ and the ‘Financial Guide for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners’.

 

The website www.edufinet.com, which includes systematic and practical information in a question-answer format, has registered more than 7.6 million visits, with consultations and access from 180 countries.

 

Edufinet offers two additional specific Internet portals: one aimed at financial education for young people (Edufinext) and one for business owners and entrepreneurs (Edufiemp).

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