How to Talk to Your Children About Money

Above all other lessons, strive to model healthy money management behaviors in your own finances. Many of us may make a mistake or two along the way regarding our credit, incurring excessive consumer debt, or failing to honor our financial promises. However, the effort of trying will be noticed by your children. Be honest and...

Teaching Children Finances – Online Games for Kids

Here is an excellent list put together by the Washington Department of Financial Institutions on the Financial Education Clearinghouse portion of their website. You may visit their website by clicking here: Visit Washington Department of Financial Institutions...

Teaching Children Finances – The Financially Intelligent Parent

This weekend I read The Financially Intelligent Parent 8 Steps to Raising Successful, Generous, Responsible Children by Eileen Gallo, PH.D and Jon Gallo, JD. Instead of providing resources and information designed to help children, as we typically do, I thought...

Teaching Children Finances – www.kids.gov

Here are a collection of links provided by www.kids.gov that are focused on teaching America's youth everything from the history of money and how it is made to how to invest it and save. The collection of links below can be...

Teaching Children Finances – Budgeting Worksheet for Children

Budgeting is a valuable lesson that we can teach our children at an early age. We can begin by creating an allowance and helping teach money management values through various hands on examples. MoneyandStuff.info is self described on their website as a...

Teaching Children Finances – Jump$tart Coalition

The Jump$tart Coalition is self described on it's website as a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources.  Jump$tart strives to prepare youth for...

Teaching Children Finances – School House Rock! (Money Rock)

School House Rock, for those of us who might not remember, was an animated series of educational messages about various topics ranging from Multiplication Rock to Computer Rock and has spanned four  decades on television beginning in 1972 and ended in 2000. ...

Teaching Children Finances – Visa’s Financial Football

Visa has created an NFL themed game that teaches children the basics of budgeting and other money management skills. It's a fun and engaging way for young sports enthusiasts to lead their favorite teams to victory while learning core skills in household  finances that...