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Personal finance teaching pedagogy

Where and when during childhood and adolescence do people acquire the foundations of financial capability? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) researched the childhood origins of financial capability and well-being to identify those roots and to find promising practices and strategies to support their development. 

The personal finance pedagogy is a guide for educators to teach the development of youth personal finance skills. CFPB has identified teaching techniques and learning strategies to address the three building blocks that influence the development of lifelong personal finance decision-making skills.

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