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Teach Children (and everyone!) to Save – and Other Great Stuff!

Now is the right time for kids of all ages to get in the habit of saving to ensure a successful financial future. The links below have a “wealth” of information about saving and all kinds information about managing money – many in fun, activity-filled formats.

 

Something for Everyone:

 

Every American Financially Empowered
This resource guide is designed to help educators, community leaders and others teach Americans to better understand and address basic financial matters.

Identity Theft Resources
The Federal Trade Commission offers a series of online materials to help prevent identity theft and to help victims of identity theft.


Social Security Statement Online

The Social Security Administration now offers workers and retirees information about their Social Security earnings and benefits online.

 

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement

The U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration offers tips and advice to help people prepare for retirement.


360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

Something for all ages

Practical Money Skills for Life™
Lots of information for all ages: activities, quizzes, articles


U S Small Business Administration

Your Small Business resource

 

My Money.Gov

Your trusted source for financial information


For the Younger Set:


Econ Explorers
This curriculum helps set elementary school age children on the path towards economic and financial understanding.

Financial Fables
Online stories that use "money morals" to help students from preschool to fifth grade learn about saving, money management, and setting short- and long-term financial goals.

Wise Pockets World
Ages 4-10: games and stories about savings

Counting Money
Elementary school age children: games to count change

H.I.P. Pocket Change
Ages 6-12: learn about coins and their history

Tweens & Up:

The Mint
Tweens, teens & parents: broad range of topics from budgeting to saving and what you can expect to earn with a college education versus a high school education

Consumer Jungle
Tweens, teens & parents: information, games and quizzes all about credit

Sense & Dollars
Tweens & up: money management tools.

Teenagers & Up:

Young Biz
Online magazine for young entrepreneurs.

Jumpstart's Reality Check
16 & up: questionnaire puts everyday living expenses in perspective

 

MoneySKILL
The American Financial Services Association Education Foundation offers this free, reality-based online personal finance course for young adults.


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