Education Minister Praises Charity’s New Education Initiative

The Rt Hon Ed Balls MP, Education Minister was full of praise for Debt Advice Foundation’s new financial education initiative, The Money Diaries, which was produced in partnership with Southlands High School, Chorley. He said that the book was “ideal to give children an introduction into finance and handling money. It is beautifully presented, very well written and informative.”

The books, which were written and illustrated by Nicola Haresceugh and Ruth Gratton, are aimed at helping young people develop an understanding of key financial principles & explore the themes of affordability, appropriateness and consequence of borrowing money.

Debt Advice Foundation is soon to launch the third book in the series.

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Ed Balls visit
Clockwise from left to right: Dennis Benson, Brian Souter, David Rodger,
Ruth Gratton, Nicola Haresceugh, Lindsay Hoyle MP, Ed Balls MP