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Youth and money

Teenage boy counting money
Mother and daughter talking about finances

It's essential that young people know how to make the most use of their resources. Managing money, dealing with credit and debt, and learning to make wise consumer decisions are important life lessons for children and teens.


Financial capability month

Activities and resources to help youth from kindergarten to adulthood make smart-money choices. 

Parents, let's talk college finances

Learn how to talk to your college student about money matters.

From college student to self-sufficient adult

Parents — help your college student make better financial choices.

Reviewed in 2023

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