Simple ways you can turn difficult conversations about giving and receiving gifts with your kids into valuable money lessons over the holidays.
You might hesitate to talk about money with your children, but money talks can take many different forms. Find one that works for your family.
Make it a habit to think out loud as you go grocery shopping or do other everyday money tasks.
In “Tia Isa Wants a
Car,” find out why Tia Isa (Aunt Isa) wants a car, and how her niece helps her
by earning money to help buy the car.
This summer, we challenge you to try one thing that will help you start financial conversations with your child.
In “Those Shoes,”
find out what happens when Jeremy turns down the boots his grandmother planned
to buy him, and buys himself sneakers like all the other kids are wearing.
In “The Rag Coat,” Minna’s whole community comes together to make her a new coat for the winter. She tells her classmates at school the stories behind the fabric scraps that make up the coat.
In “My Rows and Piles
of Coins,” a boy growing up in Tanzania saves up to buy a bicycle to help his
Our Money as You Grow book club can help you chat about money with your kids so they can practice money-savvy habits.
In "Curious George Saves His Pennies," the beloved monkey wants to buy a toy train. He saves up his money – but then loses it on the way to the toy store.