Kids are full of questions.
But Ollie’s got all the answers.

Bank of Ireland is making a commitment to improve the Financial Wellbeing of children aged from seven to twelve in over 3,000 primary schools nationwide.

The programme ‘Ollie the Owl – Talking Cents’ is designed to give Ireland’s primary school children a head start in learning about all things money related and set them up with good money habits for life.

The programme is free for every primary school to register and receive a printed pack which can be used throughout the school year. 

Sign up your school for free at boi.com/Ollietheowl
Competition Time!

Learning about money from an early age is so important and for kids, the first step is often savings. So to help you get started, we are giving you the chance to win a cheque for €100 – we have three €100 cheques up for grabs.

Thank you for your entry.
The winner will be announced on our Facebook page.

To be in with a chance to win, answer this simple question of skill:

In which European city was the florin coin first produced and used as a currency for trading?

A. Florence
B. Berlin
C. Amsterdam

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Please answer the following tie-breaker to complete your entry. Tell us in no more than 50 words why you should win a €100 prize to set up a savings account for your child.

T & Cs apply

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The closing date for competition entries is midnight Friday, 4 October 2019.

This competition is a Mummypages.ie competition.

Download your free Talking
Cents with Kids guide

There’s now also a new guide just for parents, so you can begin having conversations with your children about money at home with Bank of Ireland's 'Talking Cents with Kids' guide, suitable for children up to 12 years of age.

The guide features their hero, Ollie the Owl,  as he begins his journey of discovery about money and includes some easy lessons to help your children understand the concept of money, its uses, and to learn about planning, spending and saving.