Financial Education for Kids

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4 Credit Union Marketing Ideas for April’s Youth Month

I can already feel the speed with which 2017 is spinning. That means I we need to start thinking about April’s National Credit Union Youth Month™. This year’s CUNA theme…

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How an Allowance Can Prevent Your Teenager from Breaking an iPhone – AGAIN!

How an Allowance Can Prevent Your Teenager from Breaking an iPhone – AGAIN!   What makes a great neighborhood party guest? The neighbor with the scoop on local gossip? A…

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It Won’t Make You Happy: Advice from a Reformed Spending Junkie

I’m a reformed spending junkie. Back in the 1980s, I made routine runs to the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, New Jersey, to buy pens at the Koenig Art Emporium. We…

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3 money-smart skills you should teach your child earlier than you might think

  Start financial literacy lessons early — and I don’t mean as a Freshman in high school. Research suggests you should teach kids to be wary of consumer products and…

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New App Introduces Kids to The Money Mammals Fundamentals: Financial Literacy Concepts that Every Child Should Learn

One of my daughter’s first savings goals was for a Razor scooter. I remember walking with her to make that purchase almost seven years ago now. She was initially distracted by the…

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3 Reasons The Money Mammals Created a Kids Club For Credit Union Youth Accounts

  A credit union marketing director recently asked me why we created a credit union kids club. The answer requires a little background.   My wife and I wanted to…

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Are you interested in raising a money-smart kid?

  Are you interested in raising a money-smart kid? Or are you in a position to potentially influence families to raise money-smart kids? (I’m looking at you, my credit union…

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Financial Literacy for Kids: What to Do for Your Kids at Every Age (From 2- to 12-year-olds and Beyond)

    “Let me please introduce myself. I’m a man of wealth and taste.”   I am listening to the Rolling Stone’s “Sympathy for the Devil” as I craft this…

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Financial Education for Kids: 3 FAQ’s that Might Pique Your Interest

  I gave a talk last night to a terrific group of parents at an area school. I really liked a few of the questions they raised as they illuminated some interesting…

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Financial Education for Kids: The Grow Jar

  When your kid hits her tween years, it might be time to incorporate a Grow jar to go along with your Share, Save and Spend Smart jars. It’s time…