Luke Norman: Going back to school to close the financial education gap

Back in the classroom

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Luke Norman: "When you consider that at 18, it becomes possible to apply for an overdraft facility or credit card, start a gambling account or even buy a house, the consequences of a lack of basic financial literacy can be potentially very damaging and could impact a young person's financial position for years to come."
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Luke Norman: "When you consider that at 18, it becomes possible to apply for an overdraft facility or credit card, start a gambling account or even buy a house, the consequences of a lack of basic financial literacy can be potentially very damaging and could impact a young person's financial position for years to come."

Adviser Luke Norman shares his experience of what it was like to go 'back to the school' as a PFS Education Champion where he spoke to some clued-up year 10 students about finance

In England, financial education was introduced to the national curriculum for secondary schools in 2014. Despite this, recent research shows that only 64% of young people aged 15-18 reported that they...

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