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

Barriers to banking

I was interviewed earlier in the week by a financial journalist. We were talking about young people and bank accounts. I just heard that nothing I said made the published article (a known hazard in talking to hacks). Which spurred me to offer some thoughts here about this crucial bit of financial inclusion.

The argument [...]