How do our kids learn to manage money? At school? By watching TV? From their friends? By their own mistakes? From watching their parents manage their money?
Most kids learn from a combination of all these. But as with every other aspect of education, with the right information and a little commitment, parents and teachers can make a big difference in preparing kids to conquer the many financial challenges they will face as adults.
Kids' Money is an interactive resource for parents, teachers, teens, kids, organizations and international visitors designed to help children develop successful money management habits and become financially responsible adults. This site continually changes as a result of new comments, suggestions and contributions. Check us regularly, share your experience and your views, and see the difference your input makes.
To get a better idea of how best to find the information you need, it may be helpful to think of Kids' Money in terms of a four-sided pyramid.
Each side represents one of four perspectives from which you can pursue your quest for financial education.
The first side represents Kids' Money for Parents. This area provides information parents can use to help them put together and maintain an effective program to teach their kids about money and money management and help them kids develop strong financial habits.
The second side represents Kids' Money for Teachers. This area includes objectives, lesson plans, materials and many other resources for teachers to use in the classroom or home. More...
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