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Pennies to Pounds – Impact of LifeSavers on the wider community (Part 2)

This series of blogs explore how ordinary people learn and apply lessons of financial capability in their everyday lives.Read more

The Impact of Lifesavers Programme in Ashington (Part 1)

In this two-part blog, Just Finance Foundation development worker for Together Newcastle, Liz Chadwick, shares her thoughts on the impact of LifeSavers on the aspirations of local school children.Read more

First step towards fairer credit as Wonga goes into administration

The announcement that high cost credit provider Wonga has gone into administration is a sign that the Just Finance Foundation's work is having a real impact.Read more

Financial capability and buying a house at 23 – the lessons I’ve learnt

This series of blogs explore how ordinary people learn and apply lessons of financial capability in their everyday lives.Read more

Butter Pans and Pancakes made from Potatoes

This series of blogs explore how ordinary people learn and apply lessons of financial capability in their everyday lives.Read more

What sort of financial personality do I want to be?

Financial capability, (also known as financial literacy or financial education), focuses on the knowledge and skills required to make effective and informed money management decisions.Read more

Bank of England sees LifeSavers in action

Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England spent a day at Church of England Primary School. Andy spent time with Year 5 and 6 pupils in charge of the LifeSavers programme. LifeSavers is designed to help children manage money wisely. The Mustard Seed Appeal supports such programmes to promote a fair financial future for all.Read more

It's The Relationship, Stupid!

One of the things that strikes people as most shocking when they are new to the consumer debt field is that 5 in 6 people who are over-indebted and struggling to make repayments do not get help.Read more

Building the next generation of savers

Read about the work at the amazing Worksop Priory, a part of the LifeSavers programme.Read more

Hayley's Story

Hayley shares her journey from despair to hope after she made contact with St Andrews Community Project in Liverpool.Read more