Evaluation Scotland Wales

All children and young people need a meaningful financial education

Children and young people

We develop financial capability throughout our childhood and adolescence - but too few of us get the support we need to become financially capable adults. We’ve created an action plan for this vital window of opportunity (from age 3 to 18) that focuses on the needs of children and young people at home, in schools and in the community.

Latest News

  • Wednesday 14 November 2018

    Press release: Financial Capability Strategy Board calls on stakeholders to rally around key Calls to Action for addressing financial capability in the UK

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Financial capability in action

Study links childhood skills to adult money habits

A longitudinal study created with London Economics shows the links between childhood circumstances and teachable skills, and adult financial capability.

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Talk Money Week: 12-18 November 2018

Talk Money Week (the new name for FinCap Week) is the annual celebration of the work thousands of organisations are doing to improve money management across the UK.

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Evaluation report published for ‘Talk, Learn, Do’

Since 2016, our project ‘Talk, Learn, Do’ has been encouraging parents across Wales to talk to their children about money. Read the findings from the pilot.

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Children and young people strategy

Adult financial capability is a direct result of what we learn in childhood and adolescence. This Strategy aims to make sure every child get the financial education they need, to transform our financial future.

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Children and young people steering group

Life stages across the UK