Talk Money - Financial Capability Strategy Conference 2017

On 16 November 2017, we held the Talk Money Conference bringing together over 250 stakeholders from across the UK to hear about the latest thinking on all things financial capability, including keynote speeches from Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Pensions & Financial Inclusion, and Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert and the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute. Thanks to everyone who joined us for a great day.  You can watch some of our favourite moments below and see the keynote speeches here

We also promised to share the presentations from the conference so you can catch up on anything that you might have missed. These are available to download below.

 #TalkMoney practitioner workshop

A practical session for those involved in delivering money, debt and financial capability support. Facilitated by Citizens Advice.

Download the "Talk money practitioner workshop" slides

Stamp of approval - the Financial Education Quality Mark

A presentation and workshop focusing on the Financial Education Quality Mark: what it is, why it matters, and how financial education funders, providers, and others can get involved. With Young Money.

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Evaluation and Learning: The What Works Fund experience

Three recipients of the MAS What Works Fund discuss how their projects are evaluating financial capability interventions, the techniques they are using and challenges they face. With Campaign for Learning, Good Things Foundation & The Money Charity.

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Young workers and financial capability

The Young Adults Steering Group explores the challenges facing young workers – including apprentices – as they transition into employment. With National Skills Academy for Financial Services and NatWest.

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Money, relationships and emotions

A workshop session looking at what relationship counselling and money advice can learn from each other. With Relate, Christians Against Poverty and The Pensions Advisory Service.

Download the "Money relationships and emotions" presentation

Right Place, Right Time – helping people when they need it most

The Money Advice Service presents research showing the barriers working age people face when accessing help with their finances, and will explore ways we can work together to overcome them.

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 FinTech For All – tech innovations for financial inclusion

Tech City UK introduce the winners of their ‘FinTech For All’ competition – a first look at two award winning UK companies that have developed new FinTech money management interventions.

Download "FinTech For All" the tech innovations for financial inclusion presentation

Changing behaviours through the Financial Capability Lab

A background to the work undertaken in the FinCap Lab by Behavioural Insights Team and MAS: explains what the Lab is, why it was developed and the wider uses of behavioural economics for FinCap interventions.

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Can we afford to retire?

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association and the Association of British Insurers present research on how older people can make the best provisions for retirement, plus discussion on the new Pensions Dashboard

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Financial resilience in retirement

What are the characteristics of an older person who is well equipped to deal with life events? The Older People in Retirement Steering Group presents early findings from research led by Age UK.

Download the "Financial Resilience in Retirement" presentation

Take a look at our map to find out what else happened across the country