Moneywise Get Financial Education Working Campaign

Published by The Moneywise Team on 20 September 2017.
Last updated on 14 December 2017

Moneywise Get Financial Education Working campaign

The Moneywise Get Financial Education Working Campaign is a call for Moneywise readers to take action, and to spread the word about resources and best practice. Together we can make the next generation better equipped to deal with the everyday challenges of managing money.

Teaching kids about money 

Help kids to learn the value of money
It was a great step forward when personal finance was put on the National Curriculum in September 2014. On that date, it became a statutory requirement for maintained schools in England to teach financial education in mathematics and Citizenship, making it part of the curriculum across the UK.

Board games: boost your kids’ life skills
Unlike the latest bit of plastic or Disney toy, traditional board games will entertain your kids and teach them about money too 

Fun ways to teach your kids about money - shared by Moneywise readers

Here’s a selection of Moneywise readers' words of wisdom, from saving into jam jars to earning extra for household chores.

What 10 financial experts are teaching their kids about money

Frustrated by your children’s lack of interest in managing their money? Then pick up a few tips from top financial professionals on how they encourage their offspring to start saving.

Sitting in on personal finance lessons

There’s nothing like a quiz to get a class of 12- and 13-year-old girls excited about banks and how they make their money. And that’s how MyBnk teacher Toby Cohen starts the financial education charity’s Money Twist lesson on ‘Your Future’ at La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School in south London.

Five fun apps teach kids about money
It’s an issue we feel passionately about at Moneywise – which is why we have launched our Get Financial Education Working campaign.

Best books to help your kids learn about money
Groucho Marx once said: “I don’t care about the money, so long as I get it.” His quip about finance may chime with many of us. After all, if you are reading this, the chances are you already have a healthy interest in all things fiscal. But what about your kids?

Moneywise editor Moira O'Neill and Fidelity International's MaikeCurrie discuss the best strategies for helping kids learn about money.


Teaching adults about money 

Why we need to talk to friends and family about money
Rules of etiquette are firmly engrained in the history of British culture. These unspoken rules continue to pervade culture today, among them the decree that we simply don’t talk about money publicly.

Financial experts divulge their biggest money mistakes
We quiz financial experts to reveal the biggest mistakes they’ve made with their personal finances over the years – and the lessons they’ve learnt.

TV presenter Kate Garraway: “What I would tell my 20-year-old self about money”
As part of a feature called, Women: what I would tell my younger self about money, in which Moneywise readers share their tips, we asked TV presenter Kate Garraway, who hosted our Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017, what she would like to tell her younger self. Here's what she said.

Women: what I would tell my younger self about money
Moneywise readers – along with TV presenter Kate Garraway – give their top money advice for women in their 20s. Tips include why a man should not be a financial plan and why it’s essential to start saving and investing.


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