Should financial education be taught in schools?MoneySaving Poll Results

Poll Started 02 March 2009:

Should financial education be taught in schools?

From September 2011, personal finance education will become a compulsory part of Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE), itself part of the national curriculum (see Martinís a nation educated into debt, but never about debt editorial comment for more).

Which of these is closest to your view?


A. Itís great news.3,699 votes (45 %)
B. Itís important, but parents must share the responsibility too.4,317 votes (52 %)
C. Iím against, it's a job for parents, not schools.209 votes (3 %)

                   8,225 votes received.

We try to use technology to limit voting to one per person. Occasionally, this may erroneously block a few people's votes (eg, from shared offices). Apologies for that.

Cheap Travel Money

Find the best online rate for your holiday cash with MoneySavingExpert's TravelMoneyMax.

£100 buys: Best Worst
Euro 136.75 123.08
Dollar 146.76 132.08
Lira 371.50 327.68