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The Pension Confident Podcast


Jul 21, 2022

According to the Money & Pensions Service, almost 40% of adults in the UK don’t feel confident managing their money, yet we’re expected to be financially literate and confident enough to educate our children. From picking a suitable savings account, to choosing when you can afford to retire, there’s a lot to learn when it comes to making the ‘right’ decisions with our money. So, when and how should we learn about money?

Business and Finance journalist Laura Miller steps in for Philippa Lamb this month, and is joined by:

*In this episode we mention that financial education isn’t taught until secondary school. We’d like to clarify that this is only the case in England, and that in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, children do receive financial education as part of the primary school curriculum. 

 

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