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.

Inside money

Denying young advice costs money


Young people who have problems with money, housing or jobs need good quality advice. What happens if they do not get it?

No surprise that many become ill. Some end up in debt, homeless or involved in crime. The cost is not just to the young people, says a recent report by Youth Access. There’s […]

News, events, releases

Money and the riots


The disturbances and damage in English cities have had a sudden and massive impact on many individuals’ finances. What rights do you have if you are made homeless, suffered loss, can’t get to work, or your job’s suspended?

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau has a rough & ready summary of basic rights and contact details […]