Financial Education Summit held in Parliament to advocate for greater early financial education

Today the Centre for Financial Capability hosted the Financial Education Summit, in collaboration with John Penrose MP for Weston-super-Mare and the Cabinet Office’s Anti-Corruption Champion. Chaired by Carol Knight, Chief Executive of TISA and Trustee of the Centre for Financial Capability, the panel featured speakers John Penrose MP, Stewart Perry from Quilter, a wealth management company, […]

The Centre for Financial Capability Welcomes Talk Money Week

The Centre for Financial Capability and KickStart Money welcome the beginning of Talk Money Week on 8 November, an annual campaign to get the nation talking about money. As we recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, a staggering 9 in 10 UK adults don’t find it easy to talk about money. At the Centre, we believe […]

New Research Shows Least Financially Literate Are From More Deprived Areas

CHILDREN LEAST FINANCIALLY LITERATE ARE FROM MORE DEPRIVED AREAS, RECENT CHARITY STUDY SHOWS Research shows that children with low financial literacy scores tend to come from poorer areas. In collaboration with the award-winning charity MyBnk and independent evaluators Substance, The Centre for Financial Capability surveyed over 4,000 children from 50 schools nationwide. The Centre found […]

The Centre for Financial Capability and the Financial Education Forum

The Centre for Financial Capability were invited to speak at the panel of the Financial Education Forum. The Financial Education Forum is an annual conference and cross-sector network event, set up in 2000 by Young Money. It provides a platform for organisations and individuals who have an interest in financial education policy and programmes. This […]

The Centre for Financial Capability Rings the Bell for Financial Literacy

The Centre for Financial Capability were excited to attend the Ring the Bell for Financial Literacy event, organised by the World Federation of Exchanges, at the London Stock Exchange. This annual and global event was part of World Investor Week and celebrated financial education, literacy and inclusion. Many other charities and organisations were also present, […]