Here’s a piece I wrote for the On the Money blog for Children and Young People Now magazine. I’m hoping to hear a range of experiences – so feel free to get in touch.
Do you know a young person who has trouble spending money? Laugh at the idea, by all means. After all, [...]
Death no longer heads the list of young people’s greatest fear. Under 25s are now far more terrified by debt.
Three years ago Youthnet surveyed young people asking what was their single greatest fear. Around 14 per cent answered death – their own or that of someone close to them. Around the same proportion said [...]
See the difference between what people think causes debt, and what really does—in a neat graphic.
The light green bars show what people surveyed thought was the biggest cause of financial difficulties.
The reality is shown in dark green.
The publishers, the Consumer Credit Counselling Service, say that nearly half the debt problems of [...]