Boosting your children's money skills
Understanding money means young people are better placed to look after it. LifeSkills online covers key money skills, each packed full of useful and engaging activities. Here’s just a taster.
Let the young person in your life know they can get all our activities in full when they sign up to LifeSkills for free.
Understanding money basics
This key skill teaches them the importance of having a healthy attitude to money and balancing spending versus saving.
- Your Money Personality
An interactive quiz exploring spending habits.
- What’s your attitude to money?
Valuable advice on getting to grips with finances.
- Helpful and unhelpful money habits
A simple exercise to decide which apply to them.
- Where does your money come from?
Thinking about sources of income and how they might change.
Getting to grips with money and banking words
This key skill helps them understand important financial terms, understand what happens to their money and stay in control of it.
Young people can sign up to LifeSkills for this and even more activities covering bank accounts, more money jargon and the benefits of banking online vs in branch.
Spending, saving and borrowing money
This key skill explains the ins and outs of all three and helps young people plan for any potential pitfalls.
Young people can sign up to LifeSkills to also explore earning vs spending, ways to save and credit cards and borrowing.
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Learning the importance of people skills
This can help your would-be worker rate the skills they already have, and figure out which ones they can improve.
Teach them to be digitally savvy
The modern workplace is a connected place, which means it’s important for young people to think about how they come across online.