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Monday 10th of May 2010

News Tag: financial education

May 6, 2010

Recession an opportunity for financial education

by David Masters
Recession an opportunity for financial education
The recession has piqued children's interest in money matters, providing an ideal opportunity for financial education, an industry expert has claimed. Youngsters are hearing phrases such as the credit crunch, and asking questions about what they mean, said David White, chief executive of the Children's Mutual, White claimed the recession is encouraging children to have a responsible attitude towards money. "Children's growing interest in ...



May 3, 2010

Financial education would reduce bad debt

by David Masters
Young people are plunging themselves into unmanageable debt because they not being adequately educated on how to handle their finances, moneysupermarket.com has claimed. The price comparison site said the failure of Britain's schools to offer education on money matters is putting a generation of young people at financial risk. "Financial education has been on the agenda so many times but we haven't really got a proper financial education in place here in ...