Talking Cents with Ollie teaches children from age seven how money works and how they can save, budget and manage money better
In this series of money discussions, we share real money questions people have for personal finance expert and Founder of MoneyWhizz, Mr.Frank Conway. John – Kildare asks: Hi Frank. I … Continue reading Questions from the floor: I have €160,000 on deposit, is this the best use of my money?
By Frank Conway Yesterday was money day at one Dublin primary school. Gathered were some 30 5th class students. All of them had been provided copies of the Talking Cents … Continue reading What a bunch of 10-year olds taught me about money
By Frank Conway Research shows that children as young as age seven form lifelong money habits. Financial education content and apps can help them develop good money habits that will … Continue reading Early intervention essential to teach children good money skills
Johnny Depp is broke. So is Lisa-Marie Presley. In the case of Johnny Depp, his reported spending got him in difficulty. But according to Mr. Depp, his financial advisers are … Continue reading Why rich people can end up broke
Kids’ savings accounts Children making their Communion and Confirmation in May are set to come into huge sums of money. Great for kids! But with the arrival of wads of … Continue reading How to get kids to respect money and save
Since the peak of the credit crunch in late 2008, the primary means of generating revenue and profits at banks has been the introduction of a raft of fees and … Continue reading Want to cut the cost of bank fees, read this!
Apple Pay, what it is and how it works A new contactless payment system that lets people use their iPhones to tap-and-pay in high street shops has been launched in … Continue reading Future money; ApplePay and how it works
For students entering the workforce for the first time, there is always a degree of shock on receiving their first official paycheck with that inevitable question; where’s the rest of … Continue reading Lesson 3: Teaching kids about income tax
Understanding the difference between secured and unsecured borrowing and in particular, the cost of different borrowing options will help students make informed decisions throughout life. In this lesson, Frank Conway … Continue reading Student Money Lesson 2: Secured and Unsecured Loans
Accounting is the systematic and comprehensive recording of financial transactions pertaining to a business, or so one dictionary would have you believe. In fact, when it comes to global insurance, … Continue reading Have annuity funds gone sub-prime under accounting alchemy?
1. Get out – It can be tempting to sit on your laptop and search the web for a summer job, but the reality is you will need to burn … Continue reading 5 Top Ways for Students to Earn Money