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Ask Amy: What Are the Best Money Apps for Kids?

By: Amy Area Published: May 23rd, 2013

This post is made possible through the generous support of Great-West Great-Teachers, a program of Great-West Financial.

With teens constantly tapping away on their smart phones and little ones begging for access to parents’ iPads, the question arises: what are some engaging, appropriate, and educational apps for my kids?  Watch this short video below as I suggest two of my favorite apps that focus on money concepts.

Quick list

Here’s a list with links of some great apps I’ve encountered that keep kids entertained and engaged while thinking about money.  As I mention in the video, there are various apps for different ages, so you can always check back here to get new recommendations as your child grows.

My Piggy Bank Lite (free)

P2K Money  (free)

Kids Money (free)

Save! The Game (free)

Bank of Mom  ($1.99)

Allowance: Your Pocket Money ($3.99)

Your best finds

Tell me, what’s the best app you’ve encountered for your kids?  I always love to expand my list, so tell me in the comments section below.

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