April is National Financial Literacy Month

Through the entire month of April, organizations throughout the nation conduct an assortment of activities and execute initiatives designed to enhance financial literacy, particularly among our country’s youth, and also encourage financial well-being for many individuals.   Originally, NEFE turned Financial Literacy Day to the Jump$tart Coalition to promote one of its network of domestic partners … Continue reading April is National Financial Literacy Month

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Student Checking Accounts: A Great Way to Teach Money Management

Student checking accounts may be one of the best ways to help a student, either high school or college bound, learn how to budget, account for, and manage their own funds. Here, we have information on student checking accounts. Also, see our our checking lessons section for some helpful teaching and learning worksheets and lessons. Student … Continue reading Student Checking Accounts: A Great Way to Teach Money Management

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When is an Allowance more than just Pocket Money?

Pocket money used to be just that; enough money for a child to reach into his or her pocket to buy child-sized items when they were on a rare shopping trip. The purchased items would be a few trifles such as single sweets or a cheap plastic toy and the whole point of pocket money was to demonstrate the benefits of delayed gratification and good money management.

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