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Ask Amy: What Are the Best Books for Learning to Talk to Kids About Money?

By: Amy Area Published: August 22nd, 2013
Money Doesn't Grow on Trees

This post is made possible through the generous support of Great-West Great-Teachers, a program of Great-West Financial. In today’s mobile world, iPhone and iPad apps are a great, quick way for kids to learn, experience and practice a financial concept. … Read the rest









10 Reasons More Classrooms Need Personal Financial Literacy Lessons

By: Amy Area Published: April 22nd, 2013
Outreach Coordinator Amy Area teaches students at DCIS Montbello.

The nation dedicates the month of April to promoting financial literacy. Financial institutions across the country are offering short quizzes, providing resources, and drawing attention to the need for widespread money lessons in schools. Some parents may be asking, “With… Read the rest