Youth money thoughts

Anyone can learn about money.

Anyone can help anyone else learn.

Making mistakes doesn't mean you're hopeless.

Managing money is a lot about relationships & understanding other people.

Good financial education is not about turning people into more savvy consumers.

Good financial education starts with young people's interests and builds on their strengths.

Pressures & habits

Get rich or die tryin’

Some of the contradictions and challenges surrounding money and values education are neatly outlined in a thoughtful article by Matthew Ryder in yesterday’s Observer.

Ryder is a national role model for Reach, the scheme aimed at raising the aspirations and attainment of black boys and young men. He’s commenting on recent research suggesting that role [...]