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Education packs: download

The Stop Loan Sharks England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) work with primary and secondary schools to deliver financial education. Understanding where money comes from, budgeting, affordable credit and other aspects of financial education is an initial step in preventing people turning to loan sharks.

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Financial education for primary schools

Financial education for secondary schools

Contact us for more information

For more information on how the England IMLT can help you develop financial education in schools please email Catherine.wohlers@birmingham.gov.uk or call 07500 809339 

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