Loan shark cartoons to teach kids about debt dangers
School children in England, are being encouraged to be taught about the dangers of using loan sharks
3 March 2014
MSE backs schools scheme – are your kids being taught to Get Money Smart?
Free posters and teaching materials are being sent to every school in England to encourage financial education
28 November 2013
It's official: Financial education to be compulsory in schools
Financial education will form a part of the compulsory national curriculum in England from September 2014
12 September 2013
Young people have 'dangerous gaps' in money knowledge, charity says
Young people are entering their adult life with 'dangerous gaps' in their money management skills, according to Pfeg
3 June 2013
Financial education to be added to the national curriculum
Secondary school students could be taught financial education as part of the national curriculum, under new proposals
7 February 2013
Financial education plan for selected disadvantaged schools
20 primary schools in some of the country's most deprived areas will get help to teach financial education
21 January 2013
Report calls for financial education in colleges
Further education and sixth form colleges should be teaching students money basics, a report says
18 September 2012
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18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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