Work Dosh

A specialist in-work financial education programme empowering young professionals to take control

Format

1 x 2.5 hour workshop – Direct in-person or virtually via Zoom

Target Group

18-30 year olds

Group size

10-25 young people

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Content

For young graduates or employees in the early stages of their professional careers, making big decisions – such as accessing credit, auto enrolment, or choosing financial products, can often be overwhelming and stressful.

This transitional period is where many ‘make or break’ their money habits. Having a good money mind-set is a clear focus throughout this programme.

Over two and a half hours MyBnk’s experts help to build their financial skills, knowledge and confidence. We debunk the jargon and offer helpful hints and impartial tips.

This covers five core money habits to help young professionals become more financially healthy:

  • Habit 1 – Track Your Cash: The importance of budgeting and resetting.

  • Habit 2 – An Informed Borrower: Understanding the consequences of borrowing.

  • Habit 3 – Review & Change: How to become critical consumers.

  • Habit 4 – Prepared for Future You: The importance of saving for the future and pension options.

  • Habit 5 – Diversify Savings: Understanding different saving options and risks.

MyBnk Cancellation Policy: Cancellations and changes made to scheduled deliveries incur costs to MyBnk. Any changes made less than two weeks in advance will result in a £100 or, if less than three working days, £250 charge per MyBnk trainer. Full Terms & Conditions here.

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 pack a BIG punch!

"It makes maths real!" Improving teens numeracy skills by understanding investment

“My Mind Has Been Blown!" - Shannon, 8, opens her first bank account and starts her savings journey

"Learning to live independently taught me I had worth" Leaving care and dodging bankruptcy

Impact After Our Programmes

96

of participants had a good or better understanding of student loans.

97

of participants had a good or better understanding of how to budget.

87

of participants felt confident or very confident about how to borrow responsibly.

"A fool and their money is soon parted".

Nick Smith-Patel

Head of Young Adult Education

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” —Benjamin E. Mayes

Kate Entwistle

Education Officer

"If money go before, all ways do lie open" (Shakespeare)

Emily Weldin

Education Officer

"If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't buy."

Rammiza Akhtar

Education Officer

"There are people who have money and people who are rich". [Coco Chanel]

Wendy Grace

Education officer

“Don’t just make money, make a difference”.

Sarah Kirby

Regional Education Officer - North West

Andreu Quintana

Regional Education Officer - Scotland

"Better spend an extra hundred or two on your son's education, than leave it him in your will." ~ The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

Gemma Orr

Regional Partnership Manager Scotland

"The more you LEARN the more you EARN".

Laura Ellis

Regional Delivery Manager South

Knock Knock! Who’s there? Money. Come in!

Mette Barker

South & Freelance Manager

“You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.” - Dave Ramsey

Barry Challis

Office and IT Administrator