UK investors feel let down over financial education

A large majority of people in the UK feel their financial education at school was insufficient, leaving them with a significant knowledge gap to fill when embarking on investments including pensions and mortgages. According to a survey of 1120 personal investors by online stockbroker The Share Centre, some two-thirds feel they would have benefitted from financial education lessons at school – the lack of which, they stated, left them feeling unprepared for dealing with personal financial planning.

Posted in Quick News on October, 2017