Financial education – building resilience beyond the classroom

This edition of our guest blog comes from Alison Pask Managing Director, Financial Capability and Community Outreach at The London Institute of Banking & Finance. To submit a blog on financial capability, please contact joe.cockerline@moneyadviceservice.org.uk. This week marks the beginning of “Financial Capability Week” across the UK. Hosted by the Money Advice Service (MAS), the […]

The University of Surrey – Financial Capability for University Students

The University of Surrey’s Student Services will be taking part and promoting Financial Capability Week for its students. As a university we are responsible for ensuring that our students have an excellent experience. Part of this is making sure that we guide and support them with all aspects of non-academic student life, as well as […]

Lloyds Banking Group – The need to improve the financial capability of young people

This guest blog comes from Lloyds Banking Group and focusses on how they’re using their revamped Money for Life program to improve the financial capability of younger people. To submit a blog on financial capability, please contact joe.cockerline@moneyadviceservice.org.uk. Recent research points to an increasing need to improve the financial capability of the population, but especially that […]

Unbiased – How’s your driving?

This edition our guest blog comes from Unbiased, the UK’s biggest selection of truly independent advisers. The guest blogs during the UK’s first Financial Capability week are to help showcase the great work that numerous organisations are doing to improve the low levels of financial capability across the UK.   To submit a blog on financial capability, […]

Financial Health Exchange – Financial capability can help people to optimise their financial health

This edition of the Financial Capability Week guest blog comes from the Financial Health exchange; the organisation works to help policy-makers and practitioners stay up to date on the latest financial health thinking and ensure that financial health good practice is followed in all of their work with clients and service users. To submit a […]

Bristol CAB – Financial capability and council tax

This of our guest blog comes from Citizens Advice Bristol.  This is part of a series of guest blogs, during the UK’s first Financial Capability Week to showcase the great work that numerous organisations are doing to improve the low levels of financial capability across the UK To submit a blog on financial capability, please contact joe.cockerline@moneyadviceservice.org.uk. Financial […]

CSA – One small step consumers can take to avoid unknown debts

This edition of our Financial Capability Week guest blog comes from The Credit Services Association (CSA), the only national association in the UK for companies active in the debt collection and purchase industry. To submit a blog on financial capability, please contact joe.cockerline@moneyadviceservice.org.uk. With 40% of adults saying that they are not in control of […]

Nutmeg – Why financial capability matters

This edition of the Financial Capability Week‘s guest blog showcasing the great work that organisations are doing to improve the low levels of financial capability across the UK from Nutmeg, the UK’s first online discretionary investment management company. To submit a blog on financial capability, please contact joe.cockerline@moneyadviceservice.org.uk.     Financial capability matters more than it […]

PayPlan – Steps to success

This edition of the Financial Capability Week guest blog comes from PayPlan, one of the UK’s largest providers of free debt advice and free debt management plans. Being in debt can feel very isolating but it’s not uncommon. Many of us will face some kind of financial hardship in our lifetime as our individual circumstances […]

Making Money Count – being practical and personal about money …

In the run up to and during the UK’s first Financial Capability Week, taking place between 14 – 20 November, we’ll be publishing a series of guest blogs related to financial capability. These blogs will showcase the great work that numerous organisations are doing to improve the low levels of financial capability across the UK. […]