Having Kids Identify ‘Happiness Factor’ in Halloween Activity Helps Teach about Money, Professionals Say As an example of financial literacy games, Cash for Candy offers an excellent opportunity to help kids identify the ‘happiness factor’ in trick-or-treat candy, claims Denise Downey of Financial Trex. That is, for any given object, have kids decide how [...]
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Financial Professionals Weigh in on Teaching Kids about Money at Halloween This Halloween, the National Financial Educators Council and others in the financial education space are encouraging parents to buy back the candy their children collect while trick-or-treating, and to use the opportunity to teach kids about money. We asked a few financial professionals [...]
Free eBook Offers Practical Tools for Using LinkedIn to get into the College of your Dreams For high school students aspiring to attend college or university soon, and/or parents helping teens through those daunting college applications, author Troy D. White provides a solution. In his new eBook, LinkedIn to College: Use LinkedIn to get into [...]
The NFEC and Truth Initiative Encourages American Youth not to “Smoke Away” Financial Security The Truth Initiative® is America’s largest nonprofit public health organization with a stated mission of making tobacco addiction a thing of the past. The initiative grew out of the American Legacy Foundation, established as a result of the 1998 Master Settlement [...]
Seventy Dollar Selfies: Or How I Learned to Start Saving Money “Why didn’t you tell me?” he asked. Tell you what? That I have less than a $100 left to my name for the rest of our weekend in the city? I didn’t respond. I didn’t have an answer. I must have missed the episode [...]