Watch our new Credit Café video below, where we discuss financial education in primary schools
Indeed, children are likely to get their first mobile phone by the age of eight and begin online shopping by the age of 10. So we can see it’s increasingly important to help children better understand the value of money at the earliest opportunity.
It’s never too early to learn about good finance tips
My Money Week, which runs from 8-14 June, is a national activity week for primary and secondary schools which aims to help young people gain the skills, knowledge and confidence in money matters they’ll need to thrive in today’s society.
For the past two years Experian has partnered with pfeg on a project to help primary school children improve vital money skills. In this time, the project has transformed numerous primary schools around the country into national Centres of Excellence for financial education, helping more than 12,000 pupils, parents and teachers improve their money skills. Continue reading →
What would you like to achieve by the end of the year?
Did you know that as of tomorrow (23 Sep) there will be only 100 days left in 2014? What would you like to have achieved by the end of the year?
An Experian survey* found that September is a time when people are prone to making changes – as if our schooldays have programmed into our DNA that the falling of the leaves indicates a ‘new term’.
In fact, 30% of people who’ve changed jobs in the past three years did it in September, with more people retraining (53%) or taking up a new hobby (22%) in this month than at any time in the year. It’s also the second most common month for starting a relationship, buying a new car, and starting saving money.