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Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Personal Finance Potpourri

May 2, 2022

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With summer fast approaching, parents, guardians, and youth program directors seeking to engage children and teens during the next few months might find this entertaining, educational potpourri of free personal finance resources helpful.

  • The Currency Academy's Money Adventure Mobile App engages children of all ages as they explore the security features on US currency, and the Cash Codebreakers game helps kids aged 11–14 hone their Algebra skills as they break codes to escape the money museum.
  • Early elementary-aged children will practice their arithmetic while they learn about the functions of money, money equivalents, and much more when they work through the My Money workbook.
  • Get copies of the New York Fed's creative comic books. Kids take a cosmic ride across the universe as they learn key economics and personal finance topics.
  • Order the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's colorful booklets to introduce teens to important money topics such as goal setting, savings, and how to establish credit.
  • Introduce your teens to the Labor Department’s GetMyFuture site. This CareerOneStop resource guides youths through the career readiness process.