Teaching kids not to waste their allowancesImparting the importance of saving money to children, teens and even young adults is no small challenge.
By: Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
Imparting the importance of saving money to children, teens and even young adults is no small challenge.
A few good Web sites however, offer tips for parents and kids alike on how to start saving money at an early age and take a responsible attitude toward personal finance.
Here are just a few:
American Credit Foundation
Spotlights steps parents can take to educate children about saving and personal finance.
Features five "tricks" for parent to teach kids about saving money.
Discusses saving techniques in three age categories.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Offers talking points and illustrates ideas for adults teaching children about saving and investing.
Covers a variety of saving and investing programs for children and parents with children.