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MP signs up to judge Moneywise Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards as deadline extended

Julian Knight, the MP for Solihull and chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People has joined the judging panel for the Moneywise Personal Finance Teacher of the Year 2018...

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Kids think a loaf of bread costs £15, as they overestimate cost of living and their future salaries

Friday, 25 May 2018 | News

Children sorely need lessons in personal finance if Halifax’s latest survey of eight- to 15-year-olds is anything to go by.

Kids face gender pay gap in pocket money

Thursday, 24 May 2018 | News

Discrimination starts early in most households with parents paying their sons more for carrying out domestic chores than their daughters.

Relationships: How to deal with the earnings gap

Friday, 18 May 2018 | Article

Finance can be an emotional flashpoint for couples, especially if one of you earns a lot more than the other. Make sure that money makes, not breaks, your relationship – just follow these five simple rules

National Numeracy Day: 10 tricks to teach kids about money

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 | Blog | By Sarah Coles

Today is the first ever National Numeracy Day, spreading the incredibly positive message that we can all learn to be better with numbers: whatever our age and stage.

SATs, financial education and why it's time for us all to get off our 'Rs'

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 | Blog | By Justin Urquhart Stewart

They say good things come in threes. But the three ‘Rs’ gets you just three words and only one of which actually begins with the letter R!

We're all responsible for teaching kids about finance

Monday, 14 May 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

It’s the responsibility of all of us to ensure children are taught about personal finance, the results of a recent poll reveal.

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in April 2018

Thursday, 03 May 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of April 2018.

Working families struggle to put food on the table

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

A third of working families on low incomes are regularly skipping meals to save cash, while almost half have gone into arrears on household bills.

Why a Lasting Power of Attorney is still the answer

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | Blog | By Amy Lloyd

Denzil Lush, until recently the most senior judge in the UK Court of Protection, stated that despite there being 2.5 million Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) agreements in place, in England and Wales, he would never sign one...

Jeff Prestridge: Personal finance firms need to bridge the gender gap

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | Article

Some of us are good at managing money. A big majority, I would argue, are not.