How to teach kids about money when you aren’t even sure how to teach your child the value of money? I share tips and strategies for how to explain a budget to a child, teaching kids money management, money management activities for kids, money management activities for youth, etc.

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3 Money Envelopes for Kids (Kid Budget System)

Check out these free money envelopes for kids, which will help them spend cash by category (and stick to their budget). After your child sets up their budget, they’ll need a way to spend that money. And not just spend that money,…
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7 Money Gift Ideas for Kids (for Birthdays, Christmas, etc.)

So, you want to give money gifts to kids in your life. These money gift ideas for kids will keep things fun, plus help you pass on a money lesson.   Gifting money to kids this year, and you’d like to do it in a way that’s unique? These…
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10 Free Teen Budget Worksheets to Start Your Teenager Budgeting

Teen budget worksheets are a great way to help teach kids how to budget and how to track expenses. I round up the best (free) budget planners for teenagers. A weird thing happens when a teen starts to put numbers down on a piece of paper…
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13 Kid’s Budget Worksheets (Plus Sample Budget Template for Teenagers)

Kid's budget worksheets are a great way to help teach kids how to budget. I round up the best monthly budget printables for kids. One of the best ways to begin teaching kids how to budget? Is to have them use a kid’s budget worksheet. You…
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Guide to Investing for Kids (Whether You Involve Them, Or Not)

Investing for kids is a great way to save for their future PLUS teach kids how to invest. Let me show you how to get started.  So, you’re looking into investing for kids because you want to actually teach your child how to invest, and…
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7 Investment Books for Kids + Teens (Give them a Jump Start on Investing)

Investment books for kids are the perfect way to introduce investing to your child (especially if you're not confident teaching investing by yourself). Boy, do I wish my parents had gotten an investment book for kids into my hands when my interests…
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6 Free Stock Market Games for Students (Kids to Learn How to Invest)

Free stock market games for students and kids, stock market board games, and high school investment competitions are awesome resources to teach your child how to invest. One of the biggest requests I get from parents and teachers is for free…
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Teaching Kids about Money (The Comprehensive Guide)

Teaching kids about money – what are the best strategies? I give an age-by-age guide, the most important money lessons to focus on, and show you why you (yes, YOU) are qualified to do this. Teaching kids about money…it’s one of the most…
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50+ Banking Activities for Kids (Plus How to Create a Family Banking Day)

Looking for banking activities for kids? I've got banking activities for students, and a fun idea for teaching banking to your kids (at home). The banking system is going to be an important part of your child's and student's money futures. That's…
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8 Examples of Teachable Moments about Money (from Real Parents)

Teachable moments aren't always easily identifiable, so I'm sharing 8 real-life examples of teachable moments where parents saw an opportunity to teach their kids something about money. Have you ever heard the phrase Teachable Moment? A…