Financial literacy is an essential life skill. Teaching children how to manage money will help them throughout their lives.
Teach Them Well
In the song `Greatest Love of All` made popular by the late Whitney Houston, there is a stanza that says “I believe children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way”. The message in the song is about believing in oneself and being an example for the next generation. Quality education plays a crucial role in youth development, not just for future work, but also for the opportunities – and challenges – that come their way.
Financial literacy is an essential life skill. Teaching children how to manage money will help them throughout their lives. Learning about financial literacy should be positive, fun and engaging. There are a lot of great apps and tools to engage young people and make financial literacy a fun experience. Here are a few links to get you started:
Contributed by Susan Walker, CHS
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