Case Studies

From opening a first bank account and trading in real markets, to moving out of care and into independent living, MyBnk’s financial education workshops and enterprise experiences pack a BIG punch!

"TMH is kind of easing me into it, making me confident" - Becoming Independent

The Money House Greenwich, Emily, 18

The Money House (TMH) helps young people in, or about to move into housing, manage their money and remain independent.

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“It’s given me the confidence to go out and speak to people"

EIB - Go! Youth Trust, Falkirk, Leon, 18 and Angus, 17

Record numbers of young people are starting businesses, yet fewer than 4% go on to create a company that pays a wage or makes a profit. Enterprise-in-a-Box gives young people experience of running their own social enterprise.

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“It highlighted the importance of not just seeing the money in front of you” – Planning ahead

Money Works - Groundwork Warrington, Jamie, 21

69% of young UK adults have financial goals but most don’t have a plan. Money Works helps young people plan for their long-term futures.

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“The thought of living on my own is scary. This changed my attitude to money” – Making Moves.

Money Works - QPR, Jade, 17

Around half of young adults regularly worry about money. This is Money Works - survival money management.

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"They don’t teach you this at school. It’s not common knowledge" - Fighting Debt

Money Works - Community Central Hall, Glasgow - Miriam, 18

18-24 year olds have average unsecured debts of £1,460 and are the UK’s fastest growing group of debtors. We caught up with Miriam who did Money Works in Scotland.

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"I realise there are things I should be doing and doing better” - Opening minds

The Money House - Newham - Florent, 18 & Jamiyla, 25

We help two young care leavers in debt, with rent arrears and problems with benefits and budgeting

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"Learning to live independently taught me I had worth" - 11 months after our intervention...

Money Works - Bridging the Gap/Barnet Leaving Care - Amia, 23

87% of care leavers say they can’t manage money. We catch up with Amia 11 months after our intervention and find out how we have helped her and her leaving care team

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"We've learnt a hell of a lot!" - Putting money into context

Money Works - Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

From APR and debt to saving and benefits, many young people may recognise the terms, but not necessarily, the definitions.

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"When you get older, life changes rapidly" - Helping young people keep their first home

The Money House - Tameera, 20

When Tameera turned 18 her dad stopped supporting her financially. Now 20, she has had to learn fast how to live on her own.

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"This will help me help realise my dreams" - Saving today, for tomorrow

Money Works - Palace for Life Foundation - Andy, 16

Young people in the UK are struggling to save. See how we helped Andy take control of his spending.

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