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
New financial education resources to help teachers bring youth financial capability into the classroom
The new “Teaching the Building Blocks" provides teachers with activities and resources that help integrate the Building Blocks of Youth Financial Education into their curriculum.
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.
Learn how youth employment programs can work with financial institutions to help young people get access to accounts that work for them.