“No one can replace the parents”

Published on 06-03-2015 by admin

WIm Mijs on passion for financial education

Wim Mijs

Wim Mijs is Chief Executive of the European Banking Federation. Listen to him in this interview about financial education to mark European Money Week. He discusses his biggest financial mistake, the future of European Money Week, and, most importantly, the role of parents and teachers.

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“It starts with the parents. No one can replace the parents as the main guide for children, for students to deal with money. There has been research that shows that people who grow up where the parents have told them about money are considerably better informed and more careful with their budget than other children.”

You can follow Wim on twitter @Wim_Mijs.