Common Cents: Financial Responsibility Begins in Childhood

Parents can teach kids the importance of saving money by helping children visualize financial concepts in their own frame of reference. A child may not be able to define "opportunity cost" or "compound interest," but sharing children's books may help them understand basic financial concepts.
Grade levels: PK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Content keywords: money, saving, spending, income, personal finance, common cents, parents
Key Concepts: Personal Finance, Saving and Investing
Resource type: Article, Activity
Time requirement: Varies
Common Cents:  Financial Responsibility Begins in Childhood