Money Savvy Pig bank makes CCI’s list of great ways to teach money lessons to kids.

This month, Kimberly Rotter with asked me, along with several other financial literacy experts, to weigh in on various ways adults can approach money lessons with their kids at different ages. The final piece includes some stats we are all too familiar with:

     • Half of the U.S. wealth gap is connected to the vastly different financial knowledge levels of  the affluent and the poor.

     • Only 4 states currently require students to complete a personal finance course to graduate from high school.

     • Just 17 states include personal finance instruction in their curriculum requirements.

But, we know that starting young is the key to helping kids better understand their money options – and to manage them wisely!

Here’s the link to the final article: “If My Parents Taught Me This As A Child, I’d Be Retired By Now” –

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Written by Susan Beacham
Susan Beacham founded Money Savvy Generation in 1999 after almost two decades in private banking and investment management complemented by considerable time teaching at the elementary level.

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