Teaching Financial Literacy for Teens

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It is so important to equip our children with real life lessons to apply to their everyday lives. Teaching our children about financial literacy is essential and this post will explain just how to do it. I remember as a young adult, already in the military, not knowing how to write a check, let alone balance a checkbook. Granted I had a rough upbringing and that wasn’t a priority for me then. However, know that I know better, I also know that this is something I can equip my child with. We can set up our children for success, from budgeting to balancing a checkbook, saving and investing, taxes, and more.

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In my daughter’s Senior year of high school last year, we used Foundations in Personal Finance High School Edition by Dave Ramsey and she earned a lot and really enjoyed the course.

Head over to Ben and Me to learn how to teach financial literacy to your teens.

Foundations in Personal Finance High School EditionFoundations in Personal Finance High School Edition
Smart Spending: The Teens' Guide to Cash, Credit, and Life's Costs (Financial Literacy for Teens)Smart Spending: The Teens’ Guide to Cash, Credit, and Life’s Costs (Financial Literacy for Teens)
Money Boot Camp: Financial Literacy for TeensMoney Boot Camp: Financial Literacy for Teens
All About the Green: The Teens' Guide to Finding Work and Making Money (Financial Literacy for Teens)All About the Green: The Teens’ Guide to Finding Work and Making Money (Financial Literacy for Teens)
Making Money Work: The Teens' Guide to Saving, Investing, and Building Wealth (Financial Literacy for Teens)Making Money Work: The Teens’ Guide to Saving, Investing, and Building Wealth (Financial Literacy for Teens)
Foundations of Personal FinanceFoundations of Personal Finance

 

Written by Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa is a wife, mother and friend to the homeschool community. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is of Puerto Rican decent and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies in hopes to contribute to homeschool families like yours!

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