A new report by the charity Education and Employers, based on a survey of 7,000 teenagers, warns that the career hopes and dreams of too… Read More »The ‘incompatible’ career hopes of young people
New studies show the challenges young people face in securing a place to live in today’s society.
When trying to develop financial life skills and active citizenship in our young people, their aspirations form a key part of their understanding and engagement.
The insecurity and lack of long-term stability that sits behind current employment figures is masking the true scale of the problems facing this generation of young adults.
According to new research conducted in the United States by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FIRA), 63% of adult Americans are ‘financially illiterate.’ The report… Read More »Financial literacy is more than bank accounts and bills
Young people need to be better prepared for the realities of real life, no matter what Brexit brings.
Andrew Rawnsley wrote an interesting piece in last Sunday’s Observer entitled “The Great Crash changed politics more than it reformed finance”, in which he said that despite the… Read More »Financial crisis still hurting young people
The latest ‘State of the Nation’ report from the government’s Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission repeats the points we were making back in July 2012 about the problems faced by this generation of young people.