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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has a variety of free resources that parents and caregivers can use to teach young people about money management. These include:
- Money Smart for Young People, a new series of lesson plans for teachers and resources for parents helping youths ranging from Pre-K through age 20 (and see FDIC Publishes New Resources for Teaching Young People About Money);
- The Learning Bank, the FDIC's Web page for students, teachers and parents that includes information about using money wisely and avoiding scams; and
- FDIC Consumer News, our quarterly newsletter featuring tips and information about financial matters, including articles aimed at different age groups.
Kids.gov, the official U.S. government Web site with information, games and videos for children and resources for parents and teachers, has a money page.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has a Web page with information for children and parents, including resources developed in partnership with the FDIC.
MyMoney.gov, the federal government's Web site for information on handling personal finances, offers helpful resources from more than 20 federal agencies.
The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, which consists of about 150 national partners including the FDIC, has an online library of resources for teaching pre-school through college-age youth and a parents’ guide called "How to Raise a Money Smart Child".