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From expert guidance to fun initiatives for kids, Virgin Money is on hand to assist you and your family during these challenging times

By Virgin TV Edit

Nobody wants to worry about money – even more so right now. Whether you’re looking for clear advice, some handy hints and tips, or something to get the little ones thinking about money in a new way, Virgin Money is able to offer lots of practical guidance when it comes to understanding finances.

 

Read on to learn more about two of their fantastic – and super helpful – initiatives designed to give you peace of mind…

 

Money on your mind?

If you’ve got a big question, Virgin Money can answer it. They’re ready to share straight up, simple advice on the most common questions on money right now – and to top it off, you don’t even have to bank with them to use this helpful service!

 

The Virgin Money Red Team is ready to pick up the phone to people across the country who are looking for tips, guidance and reassurance on any question they might have about money.

 

From making the most of your bank’s mobile app and staying safe in the face of scammers to learning a few money tips and tricks if you have a reduced household income, nothing is off limits.

 

To make things better, every week the team is taking the most talked-about topics and uploading handy bitesized videos straight to their YouTube channel.

 

 

If you’ve got money on your mind – it can be a specific question about your situation or simply a friendly person to talk to – the service is open and available to everyone. It really is that simple. To get started, just visit this page, go to “Ask The Team a question” and fill out the form, then wait for somebody from their Red Team to call you back (usually in 24 to 48 hours).

 

Get inspired with Virgin Money’s Make £5 Grow

Looking for some home-schooling inspiration right now? Our friends over at Virgin Money have adapted their Make £5 Grow programme so children can still learn, even when they’re not in the classroom.

 

The idea behind Make £5 Grow is really simple. Children are tasked with designing a product or service with lots of flexibility in terms of how they can do this.  

 

You can either work with your children to plan and draft a budget required to bring their creation to life, much like a real life entrepreneur would. Or you can loan your children £5 and help them manage their money to source materials needed to build their business idea.

 

Not only does the programme give youngsters an insight into how business works and helps them build skills for the future like team working, problem solving, leadership and money management, it’s also designed to ignite their creative spark and build the next generation of budding entrepreneurs.

 

Interested in getting involved?

You can find out more about Virgin Money’s Make £5 Grow scheme right here. Alternatively, you can sign up to the programme here.

 

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