Children's finance special: Invest time in teaching children about money

It’s never too early to teach children valuable skills with money that they can carry into their adult lives

19th February, 2017

Developing some basic money skills – budgeting, saving and so on – can make it easier to get on top of your finances. And it’s never too early to start.

Financial education is not a formal subject in the Irish education system, although money skills are touched on across the curriculum. But with no formal financial education, teaching children about money tends to fall to parents.

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