Financial Literacy Education for Children: A Review of Studies

This brief summarizes research about how children learn about personal financial topics, with an emphasis on in-school financial education.

Issue Brief

Financial Literacy Education for Children

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Financial Literacy Education for Children

(April 9, 2012)

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The University of Minnesota Extension has resources for students, parents and educators related to “youth and money” on their website that will be referenced during the conversation on April 9th.

Wells Fargo Bank also has a curriculum, that has been used by Cooperative Extension’s Youth Money Smart College, including a CD that can be requested.