As parents, you know your kids always come first. This also means prioritizing your finances to accommodate your child, and teaching them as they grow up to be financially-savvy. By age 7, kids will already have habits that will translate into their adulthood and finances. Make sure you can prepare yourself fore–and teach your kids–proper money management in all relevant aspects.

Explore resources pre-baby, post-baby, and when raising your child to ensure your finances and your kid’s finances are always in the best shape.

activities

Use Coin-Based Games to Teach Money Skills
Kids learn best when they think they are playing a game. By turning coin-counting and math exercises into fun games that the whole family can play, kids can learn valuable information about money management without even realizing it.
4 Fun Activities to Teach Kids About Money
These simple activities teach kids about basic financial principles, including charitable giving, delayed gratification, budgeting, saving money, and compounding interest.
Teach Children About Budgeting With These 5 Fun Games
Learning about finances can be intimidating and let’s face it, sometimes just boring. Have some fun with these five games that teach children about budgeting and money management.

resources

A Pre-Pregnancy Financial Planning Guide: Money Moves for Prospective Parents
Before you start a family, take some time to put your financial house in order. Use this guide to walk through the financial topics related to having a child.
Baby Make Three: Financial Planning for New Parents
Adding a new member into your family requires a second look at your finances. Here are 5 tips when expecting a baby.
How To Raise Kids Who Are Smart About Money (video)
Parents are responsible for teaching kids how to manage money. But too few do. Personal finance experts reveal the three things every child (and adult) needs to know about money.
How to Teach Your Kids About Money
As parents, there are so many things we have to teach our children, beginning with the basics of how to eat and share toys to more complicated lessons such as making decisions and getting along with others.
Kids Savings Accounts: What You Need to Know
Here are the most important things to know about savings accounts for kids.
Pointers for Parents: Parenting Guide
Use this resources from TheMint.org to give you an overview on topics, ways, and tools to teach your kids about money.
Teaching Kids About Money: An Age-by-Age Guide
Read on for some fun, simple ways to introduce finance to your child.

worksheets

Financial Worksheets
This site includes various printable worksheets you can give to your child, grades K-12. Scroll to the appropriate topic and age group to get working!
Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Be the teacher! Use the drop-down menu to select the appropriate grade level for your child. Then, use the guide and student activity worksheets to help teach your child the necessary financial lessons.

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