Living as a Student: National Student Money Week 2018

This year’s focus for National Student Money Week is on student accommodation. The theme ‘Where I Live’ was chosen to zero in on the cost of student housing and how it is affecting budgeting, student debt and mental health in

Taking Money Off Your Mind: Dealing with Cancer and Money

As part of World Cancer Day 2018, we at The Money Charity want to offer support to those affected by cancer who may be worried about the impact a cancer diagnosis can have on their money.  Whether you’re a patient,

Overheard in Young People’s Workshops

At The Money Charity we deliver financial capability workshops in schools and colleges across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. When I was thinking about what I could write a blog about, it occurred to me that  the things we hear

THE MONEY STATS – A lifetime to save for a deposit?

Historically low saving rates and negligible returns on cash pots – not just rising house prices – make home ownership an ever more distant dream for many. New figures show that if someone on the average salary saved an average

Money Workshops – Autumn bookings open

Being on top of their money improves wellbeing and helps people achieve their goals and live happier, more positive lives. We are now taking bookings for in-house staff workshops – from lunch-hour sessions to full day courses. Read more here.

Good. But good enough? The FCA’s new credit card proposals

Today, the the Financial Conduct Authority’s consultation on persistent debt and earlier intervention remedies closed. The proposals were a welcome first step towards addressing the reality that millions of people pay large amounts interest and fees, and are encouraged to build up