More than 5,000 high school seniors in 37 states participated in the JumpStart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy 2006 survey. The survey tested their ability to manage financial resources such as credit cards, insurance, retirement funds and savings accounts. The average score was 52.4 percent, which was a slight improvement since the last biennial survey in 2004.
Do you think you can do better? See if you can answer 12 of the questions from the JumpStart survey, and we'll show you how your scores compare to the students: