Teaching tomorrow’s people

Posted at July 22, 2014 | Categories : News

CMM managing director, Graham Allen, is working on proposals to launch a financial education programme for young people, backed by the NACFB. Plans are still being worked out but you will get a flavour of Graham’s enthusiasm for the project from his recent article in the NACFB magazine, as follows:

“It may be some time since you talked enthusiastically about the world of finance and your work as a commercial broker. In fact, given the last few years, you may believe you will never do so again.

But put that to one side because it’s time to stand up and be counted. The recession has damaged our national community and while we are encouraged to believe in a “Big Society”, many of its supporters are under funded so just how “Big” that vision becomes depends on the likes of you and me.

If you have survived the recession you are an excellent practitioner in the dark arts of money. As brokers, we are a great resource with immense knowledge. More than most banks and building societies in my experience – because we are generalist we know more than any of the individuals you are likely to meet at the aforementioned financial institutions!”

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