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The ABC of banking, accents…and blinking robots: this week on Share Radio’s Young Money Show

School banks and young people’s attitudes to money were centre stage this morning as Iona co-hosted the weekly Young Money Young Rights show on the newly-launched Share Radio. Iona began by reminding train travellers that they can claim for delayed … Continue reading

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Is financial education receiving enough government support north of the border?

IONA BAIN Pic: Stewart Ivory Foundation A flagship financial education scheme in Scotland that was under threat of closure this summer has received a much-needed lifeline after government funding failed to materialise. The Stewart Ivory Foundation, which delivers workshops on … Continue reading

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Can building societies help to educate youngsters about money?

The Building Societies Association asked me to look at whether the mutual sector will help to deliver the education curriculum mooted by the government earlier this year – here’s my verdict   Iona Bain It was an announcement made four … Continue reading


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Is free advice worth the price? Exclusive interview with the Money Advice Service on a future online ‘health check’ for young people

WE need a helping hand more than ever but many OF US can’t afford the fees of financial advisers. Will the free Money Advice Service guide us to a better place? Iona talks to the chairman about plans for specialised … Continue reading

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