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Inject a little more fun into your child’s financial education with these great books and activities! Don't forget to get your free copy of 'The Hospital Visit - The Gang Learn About Giving'. Christmas is a great time for teaching the spirit of giving. A good, engaging book is a great way to make learning about money more fun for everyone. With engaging characters children will love, our very own MoneySmart Gang series is a great way to make learning about money more interesting. The books offer fun lessons into all aspects of money management, including comparing prices to finding the best...

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Algebra and statistics may have their place, but in day to day life, one of the best things children can be taught is how to manage money. For the last couple of years financial education has been a part of the new maths and citizenship curriculum, providing schools with the chance to prepare young people for life after the comforts of school and provide them with the knowledge and skills they will need to manage their money. However, it shouldn’t just be down to maths tutors to ensure these valuable skills are learned and understood correctly. Key money lessons can...

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Financial literacy, Money Management for teens -

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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Financial literacy, Money Management for teens -

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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children’s finance, finance lessons for kids, Financial literacy, Making money lessons fun -

Teaching kids about money can be practical and fun... For a lot of young people (and adults!), talking about managing money can become a bit boring. However, here at MoneySmartWorld, we’re dedicated to making sure parents and teachers alike have the resources to help children learn about money and finance in a fun and engaging way. Here are our top five ways to make learning about money more fun.1. Make it real It can be difficult for young people to grasp the concept of money when we’re constantly paying with debit and credit cards. When taking your kids to the...

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