Well, we reckon that learning about money and personal finance are really important skills for all young people – lets face it we pretty much use money every day of our lives. Here is a really helpful workbook put together by The Department of Education, Share Foundation and the Personal Finance Education Group put together for young people in care to help Make Your Money Work For You. Download your copy here
Some of the things you can find out are:
- Whether 365 accommodation is available.
- What bursaries and grants are on offer.
- The help and support care leavers can expect.
There is plenty of other useful information which can be found here on the Propel Website.
If you would like further information on Somerset County Councils finance and all other policies for Care Leavers you can visit their site here
Managing your money, or finding out ways to get it, can be one of the biggest worries for young people. Whether you’re looking for information on claiming benefits, credit card debt or how to save for an Xbox The Mix have the right money tips for you.