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Being a teen isn’t easy, you’re in the midst of growing up and still learning a lot about the world around you. As parents, it’s our job to make sure that teenagers are fully prepared for the ‘big wide world’ that they’ll enter into after they finish formal education. One of the most important life skills is knowing how to manage money and look after finances, so it’s best to start early and continue their education into the teen years. However, this is often easier said than done. Unless your child has an active interest in numbers and finance, you...

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Fear not! It's a common problem – wherever in the world you are.  Some teenagers will deal with spots.  Some will deal with peer pressure or alcohol.  However, all of them will deal with money.Most teenagers understand the importance of money, and its ability to buy STUFF. If yours are anything like mine, this is the age when they start asking you for money, looking for ways to earn money and always seem to have 1001 things to spend their money on.  Some teens may also be starting their first job to earn some cash, whilst others, may be solely reliant on the 'bank of mum & dad' to...

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Its almost the end of Q1 2018... Yikes! How are the new-year resolutions around teaching your children about money going? Do you need some help? If so, visit us at MoneySmartWorld today. We are still very passionate about helping teachers, parents, individuals and organisations teach money concepts, personal finance, money management, business basics, financial capability and life skills to kids and teenagers. With a society fueled by rising debt, easy credit and a tendency for instant gratification, educating the next generation and today's role models, on how to achieve financial fulfilment and peace, has become a necessity. Teaching children about money is important – wherever in...

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As someone interested in teaching young people about money and helping them grow into money savvy adults, I'd like to share some statistics with you. Do you know that: 94% of 16 year olds believe it is important to know how to manage money, but few say they have been taught how to. 29% of 16-24 year olds said they would not know how to prepare and manage a weekly budget. Budgeting is the last thing on many students' minds as the vast majority of 16-24 year olds admit they don't keep track of their finances. Less than 10% of primary and secondary schools...

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