Boris Johnson called it ‘benefits to bricks’, but for many, the Prime Minister’s recent plan to get more people onto the housing ladder has echoes of the ’Right to Buy’ policy that changed the fortunes of many when it was introduced in the early 1980s.
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With the newspapers full of articles about the rising cost of living, it’s easy to get depressed about the state of our finances. But some households are still benefitting from a period during the start of the Covid pandemic when they were struggling to spend, and it has left them with savings to spare.
While personal finance is on the curriculum for secondary schools in England, many academy schools are not obliged to teach it, while it is often overlooked in primary schools as well. Here are some that you could use, depending on the age of your child and what you want to achieve.
The 20p coin entered circulation on June 9, 1982, in a bid to ensure that the coins in our pockets were not too heavy, ten years after decimalisation changed the coins we carry.
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