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Financial education, that is. When kids learn about personal finances, they grow up to be financially responsible adults. That’s why H&R Block is working with parents, teachers, and students to give young people the knowledge they need to manage their money. Because when we invest in teaching them now, the returns benefit everyone.
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It’s a conversation every parent must have with his or her child. Yes, we’re talking about managing personal finances. Here are some helpful ideas for how parents can teach their kids to become financially responsible adults.
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As much as kids may not want to admit it, parents are right, money does not grow on trees. But with some knowledge and understanding about personal finances, you can grow your money. Here are some helpful tips for teens on how to save, manage, and protect their money.
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It’s an age-old question. “How do you get kids interested in learning?” We’ve got some ideas. Here are some tools for teachers to help them get students engaged in and excited about their financial education.
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This post comes from H&R Block Dollars & Sense’s family finance advisor Scott Gamm. Scott Gamm is the author of MORE MONEY, PLEASE. Follow Scott on Twitter: @ScottGamm. One of the most important financial tasks for teens to understand is the need to save money. It is vital they understand that without savings, they’re at risk for falling into financial trouble later on in life. For example, a savings account is essential when it comes to recovering from financial disasters such as a job loss or unexpected health emergency. Savings is a safety net for when your income drops; it’s not just for that new car in the future. As parents, it’s important to stress the importance of saving money beyond the ability to buy various wants. Without money in savings, your teen can’t invest money later on, for example. And without the ability to invest, your teen will miss out on prime…

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Some great advice about constructive ways to say ‘no’ to your kids while teaching them a thing or two about spending money wisely. http://blogs.hrblock.com/2014/07/07/how-to-say-no-to-your-kids/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Life can throw us all kinds of curveballs that we may not be prepared to pay for. Check out these tips on how to budget for the unexpected: http://blogs.hrblock.com/2014/03/27/handling-unexpected-expenses/ ... See MoreSee Less

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