Thank you Open Access Government for sharing this article on “Why we must start teaching children about financial literacy in schools” by Roger James Hamilton.

Over the past few weeks, there’s been widespread talk of Rishi Sunak’s upcoming plans to make mathematics lessons compulsory until the age of eighteen. Whilst the responses to the idea have been mixed – with some claiming the move will be traumatising for teens and others claiming they would be more financially confident if they had been taught maths until the age of eighteen – the proposed changes raise important talking points about how we learn about financial literacy.

If Sunak’s plans are to be more focused on financial independence and financial freedom, then in my view, the change is a welcome one.

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