Money Matters

November 15, 2017
This girl is counting her money.
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Money pays for the things we need. Do you have money? Then you have choices about what you can do with it. You can save money. You can spend it. You can give it away.

Earning Money

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Even kids can find ways to make money. You can walk a dog. You can sell lemonade. You can clean a yard or shovel snow.

Saving Money

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Is there something you want to buy? Save your money! You can put it in a special spot. You can keep it in a bank.

Giving Money

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You can give money to help others. It can be used to help people who need food or other items. It can be used to take care of animals.

Spending Money

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Go to a store. You can use money to buy what you want. Don’t forget to count your change!

Did You Know?

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Money in other parts of the world looks different from ours. Look at this money. It is called yen. People in Japan use it.