About Money skills for life

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: Due to the developments in relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we will only be taking bookings for remote Money skills for life talks until further notice. 

Money skills for life is a free one-hour personal finance talk, developed by the CCPC to provide financial education to employees, with the support of their employer.  The talk covers six topics:

  • Sorting out your money
  • Saving and investing
  • Insurance
  • Borrowing money
  • Dealing with debt
  • Planning for later life

Money skills for life can be organised as a one-off talk or as part of a series of employee development and welfare events.  Talks are delivered by a CCPC trained presenter and each attendee gets a free handbook and planner to take home, which contains lots of useful information and tools to help them manage their money. You can find out more in our leaflet information for employers.

How do you book a talk?

All you have to do is make a location in your workplace available (ideally a room with PowerPoint facilities) on a date and time that suits you and make the booking through our online booking form. We do the rest!  If you have any questions, please email  or call Colin on 01-470 3615.

What attendees said about Money skills for life in 2022

  • 100% of attendees found the talk useful or very useful
  • 87% of attendees felt they benefited from attending the talk
  • 100% of employers said that the talk met or exceeded their expectations

Employer Feedback

  • “Excellent talk, really informative and helpful especially in the current climate. The presenter was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Great feedback from our employees.”
  • “Financial stability is a cornerstone of a person’s overall wellbeing. This talk puts everyday financial decisions into perspective and offers a host of tips and tricks to help get your finances back under control.”
  • “You will pick up something you didn’t know before, totally worth attending the session to pick up some tips and tricks for managing your money better.”

Attendee Feedback

  • “I have spent more time budgeting, I’ve made more considerations about my
    mortgage, and I’m sharing the comparison tool with family members.”
  • “I plan to try to shorten my car loan and also pay off my mortgage earlier.”
  • “Loved the Spending Diary and will implement this for myself and my husband as well as the Income and Expenditure check and also love the goals worksheet and budget planner.”

Interested in becoming a Money skills for life presenter?

Our talks are delivered by volunteers who are currently working or have previous experience in the financial services industry. As the basis for the entire programme is the independent nature of the information being delivered we never recommend a particular product or provider and this should be considered before volunteering for Money skills for life.

Depending on their designation volunteer presenters can receive up to one hour CPD for their participation in delivering talks. Find more information on becoming a Money skills for life presenter here.

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