education

A third of teens ‘carefree’ with their cash

Monday, 14 August 2017 | News

The summer holidays are in full swing, but 35% of teens are being “carefree” or not very careful with their cash, Equifax research reveals.

Funny money: Kids celebrate as tooth fairy inflation hits 4.9%

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

The amount of money the tooth fairy leaves under a child’s pillow has increased by 4.9% in the last year.

Best paid jobs you don’t need a degree for

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 | News

As sixth-formers start a long summer waiting for A-level results, wondering whether all that hard work has paid off, new analysis from recruitment site Indeed shows that you don’t need to go to university and get a degree to...

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

Wednesday, 07 June 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

Wednesday, 07 June 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

Friday, 02 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

Friday, 11 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.