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!

"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.


"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


"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


"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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"I'd probably got kicked out in a few months" - Preventing youth homelessness

The Money House, Newham - Hawa, 20

Hawa is leaving the care system and about to move into her first home. There is a one in three chance she will lose it - The Money House is here to beat those odds.

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"I don’t have much, this was something I desperately needed"- Detoxifying money

Money Works - Bexley Leaving Care - Ling & Tarik, 18.

Almost half of local authorities in England fail to offer care leavers financial education support. These teenagers are about to move out on their own.

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"I'm getting them on this course!" - 'Taking a chance' at The Money House

The Money House, Greenwich - Chanel, 19

19-year-old single mum, Chanel, shares how our youth homelessness prevention project helped her take control of her finances, and her future.

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“MyBnk changed my life” - Giving young people skills and belief

Money Works - Queens Park Rangers FC – Matt, 18

For young people on zero-hour contracts, the unpredictability of income means their margins are much thinner.

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