Tag Archives: financial literacy for youth

Back to School Activities and Lesson Plans

School budgets are in effect! There’s a whirlwind of networking, collaborating and masterminding happening now.  Teachers are sharing new and improved ways to implement instruction.  An exciting school year lies ahead! The New York City schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña, is directing … Continue reading

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All that glitters

What would you do with a $10,000 24k carat gold bank note? What a great gift! A real conversation starter on money. Currently these gold bank notes are sold via the Internet in domestic and foreign currencies. This type of … Continue reading

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Creative New Year Resolution about Money

This cute YouTube Video about New Year Resolutions made my day! Lots of other fun and light hearted entertainment can be found on creativequotations.com. I especially like this quote from Creative Quotations about money – “The easiest way for your … Continue reading

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Bicycle ride to wealth

All she asked for was a bicycle for her birthday…. It turned into a money lesson for life. One that she is riding all the way to the bank! See how a teachable money moment changed her life – bring … Continue reading

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I want you to know about taxes

(this is the most famous image of “Uncle Sam” according to the Library of Congress. Mom told me to be S.M.A.R.T. She wanted me to be money smart. Smart is her acronym for “save money and reduce taxes”.  She also … Continue reading

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I love you insurance

“Money or love – which is more important?” It depends whom you ask. It depends why you ask. Either way, there’s really no right or wrong answer. It’s whatever priority you make for yourself. Love and money just happens to … Continue reading

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