THE YOUNG MONEY BLOG 2018-04-29T20:08:00+00:00

The Young Money Blog – helping young people understand why money matters.

Established in 2011, the Young Money Blog was the first British blog set up to try and help young people get to grips with personal finance.

We are proud to be non-profit, authentic, independent and ethical. Anything you see on here hasn’t been bought or guided by commercial considerations – what you see here is journalism.

Its founder, Iona Bain, has gone onto establish a career as a personal finance journalist, author and commentator – you can find out more about her here.

She won Money Blogger of the Year at the 2016 Santander Media Awards and appears regularly on TV, radio and podcasts. Her most recent appearances have included BBC Breakfast, Radio 4’s Moneybox, ITV Tonight and Radio 5 Live.

We want to cover important news, insightful views, helpful developments and all the big issues affecting young people and their prosperity.


All written content on this site is for information purposes only. Opinions expressed herein are solely those of Iona Bain and other guest writers unless otherwise specifically cited.  Material presented is believed to be from reliable sources and no representations are made by the Young Money Blog as to another parties’ informational accuracy or completeness.  The Young Money Blog’s purpose is to provide guidance and solidarity on some very complex issues. So if you intrigued by any ideas or views suggested here, it is worth seeking out professional advice or (at the very least) a trusted second opinion.

The Young Money Blog may provide links to others for the convenience of our users.  We have no control over the accuracy or content of these other websites!

WANT TO TALK TO US? We love to hear from our readers. Please leave a comment or tweet @iongyoungmoney.

WANT TO COMMISSION IONA?  You can find out more about her freelance journalism herePlease email

The Young Money Blog does NOT do paid or unpaid guest posts for either advertising or SEO purposes. Please don’t get in touch offering these things, as you will be better off watering the plants/watching a box set/getting a tattoo of a unicorn.

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