Money skills for Life is a free one-hour personal finance talk, developed by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the 'Commission') to provide financial education to employees, with the support of their employer. The talk covers six topics:
Sorting out your money;
Saving and investing;
Dealing with debt; and
Planning for later life.
Money skills for life can be organised as a once-off talk or as part of a series of employee development and welfare events. Talks are delivered by a Commission trained presenter and each attendee gets a free handbook to take home, which contains loads of useful information and tools to help them manage their money. You can find out more in our leaflet Information for Employers, or watch our short video of Money skills for life in action.
What attendees said about Money skills for life in 2016
- 98% of attendees found the talk useful or very useful
- 97% of employers would recommend the talk to others
- 99% of employers said that the talk met or exceeded their expectations
- “It's a very well managed and run programme covering all the key personal finance areas of relevance. The feedback from our staff was very positive, they found it very worthwhile.”
- “I could not fault this excellent initiative. It was a very positive experience for all involved and a huge benefit to all staff.”
- “This one-hour lunch time talk gave a comprehensive overview with practical advice and tips on how to manage salary expenditure in difficult times - very worthwhile.”
- “I would highly recommend this talk to others. We all found it benefecial as it made you think of ways to save money which you would not normally think of.”
How do you book a talk?
All you have to do is make a location in your workplace available (ideally a room with PowerPoint facilities) on a date and time that suits you and make the booking through our online booking form. We do the rest! If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sarah on 01-4703615.
Money Skills for Students
The cost of going to college often comes as a shock to students and their families. If you need some help with budgeting, saving and managing debt then talk to your welfare officer/student services about setting up a free Money Skills for Life talk at your college. Colleges can contact Sarah Kenny on 01-4703615 for more information or use our online booking form.