Money on their minds

Tes Editorial

Children would rather save up for things than get into debt and are prepared to sacrifice their toys to help parents handle the recession, according to a survey for the What Money Means programme, an initiative to expand financial education in primary schools. But one in three of the 1,000 nine and ten-year-olds questioned by YouGov for the personal finance education group said their mobile phone was a necessity. The survey also found four-fifths of parents think it is important to have financial education in primaries.

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