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Basic Financial Education

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Youth and Money

Financial Literacy for Children and Teens

It's essential that young people know how to make the most use of their resources. Managing money, dealing with credit and debt, and learning to make wise consumer decisions are important life lessons for children and teens.

Student Resources

Student Resources for Middle and High School Students — Interactive financial education resources for students in middle and high school years to learn about money management. Sites for students to explore on their own or with a trusted adult.

Student Resources for College Students and Young Adults — Interactive financial education resources for college students and young adults to learn about money management.

Adult Resources

Adult Resources for Preschool and Elementary Students — Web resources and teaching materials for adults interested in financial education for preschool and elementary-aged children.

Adult Resources for Middle and High School Students — Web resources and teaching materials for adults interested in financial education for middle and high school-aged children.

Adult Resources for College Students and Young Adults — Web resources and teaching materials for adults interested in financial education for young adults, whether attending college or entering the work world.

In-Person Offerings — Lesson plans and teaching tools for teaching financial literacy to middle school and high school youth.

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