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It’s never too early to learn about money. At the moment you might get pocket money and perhaps some money from odd jobs.

What do you do with it? Do you keep it safe; budget carefully; and spend it wisely? If so, well done!

You’ve learned the first steps of good financial management. Depending on what stage of the career journey you are at, money issues are going to become more and more important.

If you are 16 or under, your Career Connect Adviser in school can help you find out about sources of funding to help you study after you are 16. If you are over 16 you can talk to a Connexions Professional Adviser.

Managing Money

Starting full or part time work or going to college is usually the first time that people are expected to manage their money. This can be an exciting prospect. There are many things to think about

It’s best to have the facts so you can navigate your way through the money maze.

  • How much to spend?
  • How much to save?
  • Can I afford that new Ipod?
  • Why I am always skint?
  • What do I do to open a bank account?
  • What happens if I go into debt? Do I need insurance?

Find out the answer to all these questions and more by looking at our money section links.

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