Money as you grow
Try these activities and conversation starters to help your children develop money skills, habits, and attitudes that can serve them well as adults.
Young children, ages 3 to 5, develop basic skills and attitudes that lay the foundation for later financial well-being. Help them learn to stay focused, make plans, follow directions, complete tasks, and solve problems.See activities and conversation starters
In middle childhood, ages 6 to 12, kids are beginning to absorb and interact with the financial world around them. Help them build financial habits and values that shape how they earn, save, and shop.See activities and conversation starters
Teen years and young adulthood
Teens and young adults, ages 13 to 21, begin to make more of their own financial decisions. Give them chances to make money choices, experience natural consequences, and reflect on their decisions.See activities and conversation starters
How kids develop money skills
As children grow and learn, they move through key stages where they can build up a solid foundation for financial well-being. Understanding these stages can help you guide your children.See more