My Money Now project finds peer education an effective way of communicating financial capability skills to young people.

Peer youth workers received better than established trainers in delivering financial capability to young adults. The need for Money Advice is great as young adults today are experiencing a very different set of personal, economic and financial circumstances from those of previous generations due to changes in the housing market, consumer trends, the advent and

New report on financial capability endorses NYA’s approach

A new report on young workers and financial capability calls on employers to do more to skill up their young recruits on money matters, as nearly half struggle to pay their bills.

National Apprenticeship Week 2018 – A look back at a year of My Money Now

For the past year, NYA has been supported by the Money Advice Service’s What Works Fund to improve the financial capability of 16-21 year olds engaged in or preparing for an apprenticeship.

NYA Blog: Money skills help to unlock young people’s futures

Britain Thinks and the Money Advice Service recently released research on young people’s attitudes to money management.

No Spend Day Challenge

As you may know, this week is Financial Capability Week! So, here at NYA we have got together a few willing volunteers to take part in a No Spend Day challenge to mark the occasion.

Blog: financial capability training is crucial

Compared to the US and some European countries the UK is relatively weak in the enforcement of its labour laws. 

NYA’s puts young people centre stage of financial know-how programme

The National Youth Agency has recruited four young people to play a pivotal role at the heart of their My Money Now programme.

Money worries a key contributor to poor mental health

Young people worry more about money than ever before. That’s according to a survey by the Young Women’s Trust, which surveyed 4,000 18- to 30-year-olds in England and Wales.

Blog post: World Mental Health Day and Apprentices

by Charlotte Little, peer facilitator. What is World Mental Health Day? This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day is ‘Workplace Wellbeing’ and to raise awareness I thought it would be a good opportunity to discuss the mental wellbeing of apprentices in the workplace.

My Money Now : more than 70 young people already benefitting from money skills

NYA is working with the Money Advice Service’s What Works Fund to improve the financial know-how of young people taking their first steps on the career ladder with its My Money Now programme.