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Fun with Finance: Classroom Activities for Financial Literacy Month

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts: Earn, Save, Spend, Give Do you think teaching financial literacy to your students sounds risky? Maybe you imagine blank stares and moans of “This is boring!” … Continue reading

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Activity: Help Kids Be Mindful Consumers During the Holidays

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts As we wade bravely into another holiday season, many of us will be trying to keep the inevitable consumerism to a minimum while emphasizing (especially to … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Resisting Peer Pressure and Beating Bullying on Halloween

By Eric Braun, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts As October winds down, we reach the end of another successful National Bullying Prevention Month. The national campaign to raise awareness about bullying prevention was started by PACER in … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Help Kids Become Savvy Consumers (Prompts for Writing and Discussion)

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts According to the Council for Economic Education, four in ten millennials say they are overwhelmed with debt, and more than half are living paycheck to paycheck, … Continue reading

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Enter to win The Survival Guide for Money Smarts!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winners! We’re giving away copies of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts to five lucky readers! This lively guide introduces the basics of financial literacy and money management to kids—from earning and … Continue reading

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