Monthly Archives: May 2012

The (Ir)responsible Practices of Payday Loan Companies

It’s the controversy that won’t go away – are payday lenders overstepping the mark to gain more business? And are young people becoming the most notable victims of their practices? Today, two worrying stories have emerged about these firms – … Continue reading

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1st Birthday competition–enter to win free festival tickets, an iPhone and plenty of cider!

We’re almost approaching the first birthday of the Young Money Blog! Yes, it’s been a year since a cub journalist looked around her, saw the bewilderment and alienation in the faces of broke young people,  and decided to do something … Continue reading

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Some lovely Amphitheatre photos to enjoy…

Hello youngmoney fans, So I was confined to my bed in the past couple of days due to a horrible virus, but am now back on the mend and wish to mark my return by sharing a lovely set of … Continue reading

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How do you solve the youth jobs crisis? Part 1: Getting on yer bike – or a plane –for a better life abroad

In a new series on the youth job crisis, we examine what young people are doing to find gainful employment. This week, we look at the mass migration to countries like Australia, where the weather and jobs market look a … Continue reading

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Where do young people go for financial advice? Check out my new column

by Iona Bain   If you’re a young person, where on earth do you go for financial advice? If you’re a grown up, what should you do if a young person in your life approaches you for financial tips? Will … Continue reading

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