Financial Literacy – How I see it

From the short time that I have been at Blackbullion, from memories past of being a student that qualified for hardship loans and getting to grips with my own personal finances (still not got a pension aged 37! Ed Note: get that sorted) I have begun to ‘identify’ the problem for students, financially speaking.

In UK universities financial literacy, or the ‘lack of it’ for students, leads them to Student Money Advisors (SMAs) in search of help …

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7 Money lessons from celebs that died in 2016

David Bowie: Get creative
David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era died in January with an estimated net worth of £350m-£600m and, like Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley and John Lennon, his estate will continue to generate huge sums as fans continue to buy his music. But it was nearly not so and the singer was thought to be close to bankruptcy in the 1970s with a string of bad business deals. 
But his creativity was not limit…

Billionaire or Bust? – Managing your money and strategies for future success.

On the 17th Nov, our first student event ‘Billionaire or Bust?’ brought students, entrepreneurs and employers together at the Virgin Money lounge (also: there was pizza!).

The event was designed to empower students to take control of their financial future, encourage an entrepreneurship mindset, and to grow their networking skills.

We’d like to thank all of our fantastic panelists, mentors and friends;

James Eder (Student Beans and Causr…


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