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How to Teach Kids About Money


How to Teach Kids About Money Think the kiddos are too young to start teaching them about money? Well, with these tips and tricks, no child is too young! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Managing money can be easy, with the right saving and spending habits taught from a young age. When it […]

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Penny’s Tips for Teaching Kids Financial Responsibility


BY: GREENPATH FINANCIAL WELLNESS Too many children and teenagers are not taught the importance of spending and saving. Educating your children about finances plays a critical role in forming a healthy attitude towards money as they grow into adults. Remember, it’s never too early to start teaching kids about money. Good skills, that are learned […]

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How to Raise Financially Healthy Kids


As a parent, you may be wondering how you can set your children up for financial success? Here are some tips that will show you how to raise financially healthy kids. Talk About Money Let’s change the narrative around money.  You can introduce the concept of money to your kids at an early age. As […]

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Welcome Penny!


Kirby would like to introduce you to his newest friend, Penny Banks! Penny comes to us from a small town named CU Ville in southern Illinois where she has worked with the local schools to help educate children on the importance of learning banking at a young age. With our Kids Club growing each day […]

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6 Easy Steps to Teaching Young Children About Money


Teaching young children about money doesn’t have to be a complicated job.  My 3-year-old loves playing shop. She’ll gather little items and toys from her room and have me buy them from her. Then she buys them back and we start all over again.  She usually wants me to pay with coins, but sometimes she’ll […]

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The Science of Saving


Saving your money isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have a lot to spare. After paying all your usual expenses, there may be very little “fun” money at the end of the month. When we do find ourselves with some extra cash, like a tax refund, many of us rush out to buy those […]

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Family Holiday Traditions


One of the best things about the holiday season is being around family and making memories that will last forever.  With of the hustle and bustle during the holiday season, it is so important to have traditions to fall back on.  If you grew up celebrating during the holidays, you’ve probably participated in one or […]

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It’s Summer Time!


It’s summertime and for many kids that means staying home with a sitter or by themselves (if they are old enough).  It can drive a parent crazy, knowing that their kids are home just watching TV or playing video games all day.  But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are so many things […]

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11 Tips to Raise Financially Savvy Kids


By Winnie Sun Learn more about Winnie on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor You might get surprising responses when you tell your kids you can’t buy a toy they want: “Swipe your credit card” or “Go to the bank to get some money,” they may tell you. Kids simply don’t understand the bigger financial issues that inform […]

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Financial Literacy for Kids: A NerdWallet Q&A


When it comes to kids and money, many parents and caregivers are full of uncertainty. You may not consider yourself a financial literacy expert, or you might be concerned that your child will copy your financial mistakes. Here is the truth: we all make money mistakes at some point in our lives, and this doesn’t […]

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