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.

Ideas for action

Housing benefit reality check

Here is a handy way of exploring some of the misunderstandings that young people may have about housing benefit. It is especially useful for anyone who thinks that if you are on benefits or a low income you can just apply for housing benefit and your rent will be paid.

It’s the first-ever youthmoney video [...]