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Your $: Financial Literacy for Kids

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Five of Our Favorites

January 30, 2021

Learning about money should be something you do in every grade, from the time you enter kindergarten until you graduate…

Busy Season

December 5, 2020

What do Christmas trees have to do with budgeting? If you’re a farmer who grows and sells them—a lot. The…

Doing Good

November 7, 2020

Since March, when COVID-19 lockdowns began in the United States, you’ve probably found yourself with more free time. We’re inspired…

Zoom Boom

October 15, 2020

Last spring, Megan Mullaly’s sixth-grade students gathered to watch Sanjay’s Super Team. This short movie is about a young boy.…

COVID-19 and The Economy

September 19, 2020

Maybe you’re reading this in your classroom, with desks spaced six feet apart. Maybe you’re reading it at home, and…

Answering Questions About COVID-19 and the Economy

May 2, 2020

How is the COVID-19 pandemic changing life for you and your family? You’ve likely been asked to make changes to…

The Plastic Bag Problem

April 17, 2020

Imagine this: It’s Friday afternoon. You’re at the grocery store picking out snacks for a movie marathon. You go to…

The Pay Goal

March 13, 2020

In July, the members of the United States women’s soccer team fought their way to a fourth World Cup win.…

Precious Time

February 21, 2020

Genevieve Burke is 14. She remembers the first time she got paid for work. It was two years ago. She…

Supply and Demand

January 17, 2020

On August 12, Popeyes tweeted a mouthwatering snapshot. It was of a new limited-edition …

Buyer Beware

December 1, 2019

Ever wonder why kids on the other side of your screen gush over a new toy? The truth is, many…

10 Ways to Stay Safe Online

November 1, 2019

You’re part of the first generation of kids who didn’t know a time without smartphones and social media. That’s great…

Comparing Costs

October 1, 2019

Take a walk through a supermarket or big-box store. What do you see? Many brands of O-shaped cereal. About a…

Growing A Family Business

September 1, 2019

Every Saturday and Sunday this fall, while other kids are sleeping late, Phillip Gargiulo, age 11, will be up at…

Insert Coin

May 1, 2019

Do you ever play in-app games on a phone or tablet? Some kids do it every day. These games often…

Paint Can Plan

Michael Weyne wanted to help people recycle their paint cans. Now he does it as a business. Two years ago, Michael…

Swap and Save

March 1, 2019

Families need to budget carefully to pay their expenses and save for the future. Planning ahead is very important. But…

Riding to Riches

February 1, 2019

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Records and hundreds of other companies, paid Carson Kropfl $65,000 for a 20% stake in…