Each January, millions of Britons make a new year’s resolution to become more prudent, less spendthrift and generally more fiscally aware. By late February, many are struggling to achieve these aims.
AN AMERICAN preacher and faith healer exposed for exploiting the vulnerable and sick has set up a British operation offering a “miracles for cash” service to wipe out the debts of householders.
Getting a mortgage can be affected by your financial lifestyle, such as a gambling habit
Financial education has been added to the curriculum. To find out how it will help youngsters, we met pioneering pupils
AYESHAH, 11, looks at me intently. I have just asked what she and her classmates would do if somebody gave them a lot of money, and I am expecting excited talk of shopping sprees and trips to Disneyland.
The internet has transformed the way we learn about money. It’s easy to compare and switch savings accounts, follow stock markets and buy and sell shares with a few clicks of the mouse. There are all sorts of tools and articles online that can help you master different aspects of personal finance. However, there is still an important place for books in a broad financial eduction – with their hundreds of pages, they have scope for breadth and thoroughness unavailable elsewhere.