Children ‘Worried About Money’ And Want Financial Lessons

13/09/2012

A BBC report states that school children across the UK are worried about money and want personal finance lessons; read more here>>

A study commissioned but the Charities National Childrens Bureau (NCB) and Personal Finance Education Group (PFEG) found that after a survey of 1,001 young people aged 7 to 16 found less than half (43%) worried about personal finance.

At the moment there is no statutory requirement to teach financial education in England although the Department of Education says it is considering making finance lessons mandatory as part of a review of the curriculum which is planned in September 2014.

In the meantime should you like a review or know of any school or children that would benefit from having some financial education please contact us >>

Written by Sam Gulley | Financial Planning Consultant

Sam joined Mantle Financial Planning in 2009 having previously been with Alexander Forbes and HSBC bank. Read more >>

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