Youth

How To ‘Save’ Thousands (and Other Black Friday Lessons)

November 15, 2017

We are about to bear witness once again to one of the reasons financial education is so important. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just

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What Doesn’t Grow in North Korea

November 10, 2017

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But the one accompanying this post may be worth even more. At a glance, you can

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What My Students Learned By Grilling a Financial Therapist

October 17, 2017

Kids have a lot of questions about money and relationships, and that is good. Finances are a leading cause of divorce. Four in five parents

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Here’s a Fun Game That will Cut Your Student Debt

October 11, 2017

Free financial literacy learning tools have multiplied in recent years. But few have the purity of purpose that parents and teachers will find in Payback,

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Financial Educator: Why Did I Have to Study French Anyway?

October 4, 2017

The sweet spot for learning about money is from ages five to 15, and yet both parents and teachers generally fail to take advantage of

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Enlisting ‘Grandboomers’ to Change the Financial Future of Youngsters

September 20, 2017

Boomers are rapidly becoming Grandboomers; in the U.S., they are 70 million strong. Might this legion of potential mentors hold the key to financial literacy

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How to Turn the Equifax Breach into a Teachable Moment

September 14, 2017

You can’t imagine a more enticing target to hack than one of the three credit reporting agencies. As you have no doubt heard at this

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Why Love and Money Lessons Should Start in High School

September 11, 2017

Most students are nowhere near getting married or committing to a relationship. Still, it’s not too early to introduce them to money issues—and the work-arounds—that

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