Money Lessons

Screen Shot 2014-12-09 at 3.28.53 PMBy Carol Bralich, Washington County Family Living Educator

Starting conversations about money and spending early can help your child become more comfortable with financial decisions throughout life. Preschoolers can already learn money concepts such as counting or planning for future spending. How else can parents help their children gain “money sense”?

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Read the fact sheet:


  1. Credit Union National Association. (2011). Thrive by Five. Retrieved from
  2. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Money Sense for Your Children. Retrieved from
  3. Behal, P., Crites, A., Haldeman, V., & Barcellos, J. (2009). Money on the Bookshelf: A Family Financial Literacy Program. Retrieved from
  4. PNC Financial Services Group. Grow Up Great Initiative: First Steps to Spending, Sharing and Saving.
  5. President’s Advisory Council. Money As You Grow: