Kids and Money
Teaching Children Money Management
This category is all about kids and money. Learn about teaching kids about money, personal finance, allowances, kids earning money, and starting their own businesses. Also learn about saving money for your kids.
We also have included some suggested teaching material, games, and activities to help you teach kids money skills, including basic money skills, money management, personal finance, and other important life skills.
Information on Kids Money
TEACHING CHILDREN AND TEENS ABOUT MONEY
How to teach a child about money. The earlier you can teach a child or teenager about money, including earning, saving, and spending responsibility, the better prepared they will be to manage their own money.
KIDS AND MAKING MONEY
Learn about different ways that kids can make money. Making money is a good way for your child to learn some real life skills, but be sure they are ready. Here is some more information on kids and making money.
Information for teenagers looking for their first job.
KIDS STARTING A BUSINESS
It's never too early to start a business. Kids can learn the steps needed to start their own business. Have them write a business plan and set some goals to help them on their way.
Fortunately teens do not have to be stuck in those same old teenage jobs anymore.
ALLOWANCES FOR KIDS
Allowances are a great way to teach your child money skills and money management. Here are some recommendations about giving your kid an allowance.
SAVING MONEY FOR YOUR KIDS
It is expensive having kids, so you will have to learn how to save money. Here are some money saving ideas on saving money for your kids.
TEACHING KIDS MONEY SKILLS
How can you utilize this site to help teach you child money skills? Here is some information about our site and our teaching and learning material.
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KIDS PLAY MONEY
Reproducible printable play money to print for teaching kids about money.
Games and Activities
MONEY GAMES FOR KIDS
Games to teach kids basic money skills. Interactive lessons.
Lesson Plans and Worksheets
BASIC SKILLS - COUNTING MONEY
For teaching and learning how to use and identify money. Printable worksheets, lesson plans, and interactive lessons to help kids master concepts of counting money with coins and bills.
EARNING MONEY - INCOME AND WAGES
Teach and learn about earning and making money, including the different ways that people make money. Learn about earnings statements, time card sheets, income, health insurance, deductions and other lessons related to earning and making money.
Worksheets and lessons on spending money and consumer math including discounts, needs and wants, receipts, tipping, estimation, comparison shopping, invoices, and more spending skills.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ARTICLES
Qualified Tuition Programs, or 529 plans for saving for college
For many families, talking about money is taboo. The adults make it, the kids ask for it, end of story. Yet financial experts agree that understanding cash, credit, and consumerism is possible, and important, for building a sense of financial responsibility in children. How can you teach your kids about money? What kind of message should you teach them? Let's talk about money.
Teach your kids to think about money in terms of their goals -- that way, they can measure their progress.
Discussing money with your children helps them to become responsible young adults.
Here are 15 simple ways to help educate children about personal finance and managing money.
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