children

Budgeting is the most important skill children should learn, say Moneywise users

Thursday, 22 June 2017 | News

Learning how to budget is the most important financial information children should learn, according to our latest poll results.

Sitting in on personal finance lessons

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | Article

Moneywise editor Moira O’Neill spent a day with financial education charity MyBnk to see how it teaches personal finance in secondary schools.

Three in ten Moneywise users don’t pay kids pocket money

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | News

Three in ten Moneywise users (29%) don’t pay their kids pocket money, according to the results of our recent poll.

True money stories from smart people: Make your child a millionaire – be a bad parent

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 | Article

You want to help your children have a rich future don’t you? Well, forget Junior individual savings accounts (Jisas), children’s pensions and even the annual postal order from granny and grandpa.

Pocket money hits nine-year high, yet kids still want more

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 | News

The average child receives £7.04 in pocket money each week, yet 41% of kids say they aren’t getting enough cash from their parents.

Raising a child 'costs more than a house'

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 | News

The cost of raising a child from birth to 21-years-old is more than a house, according to new research by LV.

What your kids aren't learning about money in school

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 | Article

A person is declared bankrupt every six minutes and 53 seconds in the UK.

Kids need to earn their pocket money

Monday, 07 September 2015 | Article

I started receiving pocket money from my parents when I was around 10 years old.

Parents pledge £610 in exam incentives

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 | News

With A-level and GCSE results just round the corner, parents will be preparing to pay out on average £610 in rewards if their children have done well in their exams, a new survey has revealed.

Money talk 'inappropriate' for kids, say parents

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 | News

Almost a third of adults think it's inappropriate to include their children in general discussions about money, a family charity has found.