education

Money makeover: “Can we educate our three children privately and have enough left over for retirement?”

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Article

For Kevin Short and Ruth Kirtland, private schooling for their sons is high on their wishlist, along with a comfortable retirement – but they’ll need to compromise.

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.

Test schools on personal finance lessons, says head of Money Advice Service

Thursday, 20 October 2016 | News

Secondary schools must be tested on how well they teach children about money if the recent addition of financial education to the national curriculum is to succeed, according to the head of the Money Advice Service (MAS).

£228.17 a month: the cost of a child’s university education

Thursday, 15 October 2015 | News

New parents will need to save £228 a month to cover the cost of their child’s university degree, as new analysis suggests these expenses will rise to £74,307 by 2033.

Get to grips with money matters

Thursday, 01 October 2015 | Article

The government has finally come round to the importance of teaching people about money, after years of campaigning by the financial press.

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.

Private school fees: the pros and cons

Monday, 12 January 2015 | Article

There's no doubt that those who attended private school are over-represented in the upper echelons of society.

Personal Finance Teacher of the Year 2015: Win £5k for your school

Friday, 02 January 2015 | News

Do you know a teacher who is going above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to personal finance? If so, we’ve got just the competition for you.

Has finance education taken off?

Monday, 29 December 2014 | Article

Last September, the world of personal finance received a big boost when it was included in the National Curriculum for secondary schools.

Green Cross Code Man returns for new road safety films

Friday, 21 November 2014 | News

The Green Cross Code Man - famous for his 'Stop, Look, and Listen' road safety advice - has returned to teach today's generation they shouldn't text or tweet while crossing roads.