No longer updating

It's a shame, but I'm no longer updating this website. Busy setting up new ventures.

I'll leave it up for anyone who's interested.

Thanks to all regular readers, and all the best for the future.

Cheers, PJ

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.

News, events, releases

Pay interns – government advised


Interns and volunteers who are doing a job of work are entitled to be paid at least the minimum wage, says the Low Pay Commission in its annual report. The independent body which advises government says existing rules should be more effectively enforced by HMRC. The government should also raise awareness of the rules […]

Inside money

Posh jobs

Internships are a good way for young people to see the world of work at first hand.

But there’s an important principle: if you are working, you should get paid. It’s a moral thing. Just because the young are capable of being exploited doesn’t mean that organisations should exploit them.

It’s also a legal thing. […]