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Welcome to our online banking simulator, which aims to help you get to grips with online banking. Each bank and building society offering online banking has its own website. These will differ from the Money Matters to Me online banking simulator but most should be easy to understand and use once you have practiced with our simulator. Log in details When you bank online your bank or building society will give you all the information you need to access your account.
If you don't know how to work a cashpoint machine (also known as an ATM, which stand for Automatic Teller Machine or a 'hole in the wall'), don't worry. Play with this fully interactive one by following the instructions above the ATM screen and you'll be ready for the real thing in no time! Every now and again you will run out funds just to show you what to expect, if this happens follow the instructions at the top of the cash machine. Tip: If there is a problem with your card it may be retained by the machine (often described as 'the machine has eaten my card'). If this happens don't panic, go into the bank (return later if it is closed at the time) and explain what has happened.
Budgeting means managing your spending so it is not more than your income. So, if you have £200 of income a week you should try not to spend more than £200. Before looking at your own budget try this one for fun. Mr & Mrs Smith's budget Mr and Ms Smith have one child of school age and a weekly income of £200. Which of the following items would they need to budget for?
Easy, enjoyable interactive programs for kids, teens, young adults and adults, help you learn more about the basics of finances and money management.