Institute of Consumer
Financial Education
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Financial Education

Children And Money

Results of the 2008 National Jump$tart Coalition Survey of High School and College Students

The Children and Money section has several unique money tips for young Americans, financial information and education resources, a credit education course for high school seniors and college students, education and information on the dangers of debt accumulation while young, savings and investment information, first-time credit information and financial planning education.
This section also includes a young spender's profile, 10 commandments of personal finance, a credit risk profile, a new software program for managing your allowances ways for parents and grandparents to teach children about money.
Other features in financial education include budgeting and expense guidelines, instructions for a creating a budget with a one-page, printable, budget form, helpful information on spending, savings and using credit wisely. There are also tips for using credit and credit cards, plus fun books in the bookstore to help you learn about money and credit.

Children and Money Categories

For Parents and Grandparents

For Children and Young Adults