Kids and Money

Kids and Money: Top tips to help educate

Allowances, first jobs, babysitting cash, birthday money from Grandma – today’s youth have access to money in a way that previous generations may not have. Fortunately, they also have unprecedented access to financial tools and resources that can help them set good habits for life. Here’s a roundup of tips for teaching kids about money.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Financial Literacy, Kids and Money

How to set smart money goals for kids

It’s never too early to teach your kids the value of a dollar. As a parent, you have a lot to share with your children about earning, saving, spending, and managing money responsibly. And because personal finance courses aren’t typically offered in grade schools and even high schools – currently only four states require a one-semester course in personal finance for high school graduation – you play an especially critical role in their financial education.

So where do you begin?

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Kids and Money

Ready for the responsibility? Considering credit cards for first timers

Savings account? Definitely. Checking account? Possibly. A credit card for your teen? Let’s explore that one. Opening that first credit card is a decision that should be based on a variety of factors, but is it right for every teen? We explore the pros and cons of credit cards for first timers ­­­­– and what it means for parents who must co-sign.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor