Being money savvy is necessary, but not cool, say millennials

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In a recent survey from the government-led Money Advice Service, it was a common held view amongst 16-25 year olds that it was considered ‘boring’ to be good at money management and having a social life was considered to be more important.

However, the good news is that this group of young people do understand the importance of organising and managing their finances. According to the survey, the biggest barriers seem to be the lack of financial education within schools and the uncertainty of where to go for money advice.

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The Election 2017 : What will it mean for your money?

Another year, another important vote.  As a country, after Brexit last year and the previous general election only being in 2015, this will be the third year we have been asked to make an important decision about the future of the UK.

The headlines and hype around the campaigns can easily put you off with each media outlet having it’s own agenda. But this election in real terms, could have a powerful impact on your daily finances as it could directly affect you and the money in your pocket.

So what are the pledges and manifestos of each party across the financial matters? Read more