Teach them finance

22nd June 2007 at 01:00
More than 80 MPs have signed an early day motion calling on the Government to encourage all schools to offer a qualification in personal finance.

Julia Goldsworthy, the Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman, said: "Many people struggle to manage their finances effectively, primarily as a result of poor levels of financial capability." MPs would also like more staff to be trained to teach financial education.

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