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All children and young people need a meaningful financial education

Children and young people

We develop financial capability throughout our childhood and adolescence - but too few of us get the support we need to become financially capable adults. We’ve created an action plan for this vital window of opportunity (from age 3 to 18) that focuses on the needs of children and young people at home, in schools and in the community.

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  • Monday 10 June 2019

    Event on 3 July: Helping children and young people learn about money

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Financial capability in action

How families teach children about money

Money and Pensions Service research with Revealing Reality explores how parents across the UK are teaching children aged three to 17 about money.

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Listening phase: help shape our strategy

The Money and Pensions Service has launched a series of listening events across the UK - an opportunity to feed in your aspirations and ambitions as we start to develop our National Strategy and three-year corporate plan.

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Financial education conference: 3 July 2019

We are delighted to invite you to our financial education conference for senior leaders in primary, secondary and post-16 education, supported by the Department for Education and HM Treasury.

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Children and young people strategy

Adult financial capability is a direct result of what we learn in childhood and adolescence. This Strategy aims to make sure every child get the financial education they need, to transform our financial future.

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Children and young people steering group

Life stages across the UK