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Money games and activities for children while they’re home from school because of Covid-19 (coronavirus).
Si sus niños están en casa las actividades educacionales gratuitas del CFPB le ayudan a entretenerlos mientras desarrollan sus habilidades, hábitos y actitudes hacia el dinero.
Saving for college is a long-term financial commitment, by consistently putting money away, you’ll feel the reward as you see it grow over time. Here are a few tips to stay motivated.
Read "But I’ve Used All of My Pocket Change" with your child and use our Parent Guide to talk about spending and self-control.
Read "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?" with your child and use our Parent Guide to talk about spending and setting priorities.
Read "Sally Jean, the
Bicycle Queen" with your child and use our Parent Guide to talk about how
skills, patience, and creativity can help you get what you really want.
Read "Sam and the Lucky Money" with your child and use our Parent Guide to talk about how small amounts of money can make a big difference.
Read "Jingle Dancer" with your child and use our Parent Guide to talk about how small steps can help you reach a goal.
The Bureau is engaged in building the capacity of child savings programs by releasing four briefs geared toward institutions and communities interested in starting, or expanding child savings opportunities.
Financial literacy resources for Money Smart Week
Start saving, or increase your savings goals, with these tips and resources.
In 2016, the Bureau released the Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve
Financial Capability: A new model and recommendations, which describes where
and when children and young adults acquire the foundations of financial
capability. Now, the Bureau has created
the Building Blocks Measurement Guide to provide researchers, program leaders,
teachers, and other financial educators with ways to assess young people’s
progress toward each building block.
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 mother.
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.
In “Lemonade in Winter,” find out how successful Pauline and John-John are when they try to sell lemonade outside on a cold day.
In “Count on Pablo,” find out how Pablo and his grandmother use creativity and problem-solving skills to sell their fruits and vegetables at the market.