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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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With back-to-school shopping in full swing and a new school year around the corner, now is the perfect time to talk with your teenager about budgeting and saving. The conversation can be tricky, so we asked some of our favorite parent and teacher experts for their best tips. Check out these four brilliantly simple ideas for teaching students how to save money: 1.     Put your teen’s technology obsession to use: download a money-saving app like Red Laser for back-to-school shopping. “When back-to-school shopping, you can save money by making sure you are getting the best price possible for your items. The Red Laser app can help you save big on your student’s technology needs, dorm supplies and more.” –      Vicki Davis, Cool Cat Teacher 2.     Get your teen a prepaid credit card for back-to-school shopping. It’s a good way to test the waters before setting them up with a real…

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