Did you file your taxes yet? Do you discuss the process with your kids? What about a checking account for your teens? Do they even know what one is!
With tax season in full swing (ugh!) and Financial Literacy Month right around the corner (April!), now is a great time to chat with your kids about money and sharpen their financial literacy. This Spring, National Geographic Kids Books is debuting Not-So-Common Cent$ — the ultimate book of all things money (written by Sarah Wassner Flynn, ages 8-12, 160 pgs, paperback) and an excellent resource to helps kids learn about earning and budgeting money, using a bank account and understanding the history of money, why we use it and how it works.
- The basics of saving (including some brilliant hacks), investing, and interest
- What “credit” really means
- Inventive ways to get your ideas flowing and money growing
- What the stock market is, and how money moves around the world today
- Ins and outs of cryptocurrency and other “new” money
- The importance of giving back―one of the best things a fiscally responsible global citizen can do
- Why being smart with money = a big step toward independence
- How money is made
- Various banknotes and coins from around the world, and throughout history
One lucky reader of the GayNYCDad award winning blog, will receive the above Not-So-Common Cent$ Book!
Contest ends 11:59 p.m. EST, March 26, 2023. Prizes must be claimed within 48 hours. Maximum winnings of 2 giveaways per every 90 days. See official rules for more information.
Thanks, and good luck.