The price of education in the UK continues to make headlines. Students are having to pay extortionate prices for university. They are leaving with a mountain of debt. And with prices looking likely to increase in the autumn of 2017, under new Tory legislation, is there a cheaper way to learn new skills without paying over the odds? Well, one-way people are doing it is by turning to digital tools, and apps rather than pay for expert advice or services. In fact, over 40% have done this, according to Halifax Insurance. Georgie Frost was joined by Dr Kairen Cullen, and Educational Psychologist.
Tech Camp is a school for children that teaches youngsters from the age of nine how to code and get them hooked on science. The school was set up over ten years ago by Tom Ward, who worked previously as a teacher and electrical engineer. He talks to Linda Lewis about the school's mission to 'inspire tomorrow's inventors' and their courses. From building robot arms to designing computer games, the school prides itself in teaching advanced tech skills to young people before they enter the competitive industry.
We get into the nitty-gritty of Annie’s spending patterns, and help her out of her financial pickle.
We look at our essential spending and how to cut back on non-essentials. We talk about putting money aside for big one-off purchases, and the ups and downs of online shopping.
Tax and benefits. How do they fit together with your income so you can budget sensibly?
What's the difference between income and wealth? How do you work out the size of your assets, and how are they affected by inflation? Then we move on to tax & benefits and find out how all this fits into our personal budget planning.
What’s the difference between income and wealth? How do you work out the size of your assets and how does inflation affect them?
What's the difference between income and wealth? How do you work out the size of your assets, and how are they affected by inflation? That's all in episode 3. Then we move on to tax & benefits and find out how all this fits into our personal budget planning.
Episode Two: Financial planning and the life journey
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Managing My Money
Introducing the Financial Planning Model. It’s more fun than it sounds!
What is financial planning all about and why is it necessary? We examine your life journey and reveal how your personality and priorities can have a dramatic impact on your future wealth.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by a fantastic panel of Young Entrepreneurs, or "YoungPreneurs", to talk about how they got started in business and how they managed their finances as a young person, and also Escape The City to provide useful advice to young people thinking of setting up their own business.
Ben Towers, Melanie Goldsmith, Tomo Nakamura, Matt Trinetti
Show Floor with Nick Peters talking to Andrew Berwick of the Access Project on their programme to mentor and tutor children from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain the grades and confidence they need to go to top universities. Also talking with Sam Crooks of Credit Suisse about the tutoring and mentoring he gives to ambitious young student to achieve better grades.