Kids and Money

Unspoiled: The importance of teaching kids about money

It’s every parent’s dilemma: You want the best for your kids, yet you don’t want to spoil them. And finding a balance between giving them enough – but not too much – can be a struggle. We’ve got a few tips to help you navigate this tricky terrain, including practical advice for how (and when) to teach them valuable financial lessons they’ll use for a lifetime.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Kids and Money

Bundle up: Savings plans are gifts for baby that keep on giving

When you’re expecting, it seems there’s never a shortage of gifts for your new little bundle of joy, from diapers and clothes to blankets and toys. Yet there’s an important gift that’s often overlooked, but it’s one that could have a lasting positive impact on your child’s life: a savings plan, one that grandparents, family, and friends (and of course parents) can all contribute to. We’ll show you how plans like SAC FCU’s Baby Bundle make great gifts for baby, and why you’ll want to include one on your wish list.

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Kids and Money

Top Tips for Teaching Kids and Teens about Money

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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