ID Protection, Kids and Money

Prevent identity theft: teach your kids safe browsing habits

When your kids are online – whether they’re watching videos or playing games – you likely worry about the content they’re consuming. As a parent, it’s also important to think about the information they’re giving out and to teach them about safe browsing. That’s because online identity thieves are also targeting unsuspecting children.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Kids and Money, Resources

Reach for the gold with family financial goals

With the Olympics just around the corner, we can’t help but think about the similarities between preparing for a big sporting event and preparing for financial success. Athletes don’t achieve Olympic-level skills overnight, and neither do savers. It’s never too early to teach kids the value of money by including them in the process of setting and achieving your family’s financial goals. Here’s how to get started on your journey to a savings win.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Kids and Money

5 Holiday Spending Lessons for Kids

The holidays can bring out the best in all of us. After all, it’s a time of giving — as we think about family, friends and those who are less fortunate. While it can also be a time when we might fret over budgets and cash flow, with some planning, it doesn’t have to be a stressful season. And this can be a valuable lesson for kids and teens. So as you plan your own holiday spending this year, take advantage of this time to teach your kids about money, too. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Kids and Money

Financial education for kids made simple: How to set smart money goals for every age

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