To succeed in today’s ever changing world and environment, F&C Investment Trust is always looking forward and thinking to the future. We constantly seek out new opportunities for our investors, to help them achieve their own successes.
Financial education plays a key role in the success of our future generations, therefore F&C Investment Trust has set out to help young people build knowledge and confidence around the topics of money, saving and investing.
F&C Investment Trust began an educational roadshow in 2018, touring primary schools in the UK. The programme was created with the Shakespeare Schools Foundation (a cultural education charity that gives young people across the UK the confidence to succeed in life) and was designed to help children develop a better understanding of how money works. Lessons covered a range of topics, including saving, the value of money, and how money grows over time. So far, we have:
Innovative thought and financial education go hand-in-hand. Therefore, as part of our commitment to financial education, we launched the F&C Investment Trust Prize in 2018 in partnership with City of Glasgow College. To encourage students to think about their financial futures, students were challenged to come up with a creative response as to where they saw the future of saving and investing.