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4-H clover 4-H Consumer Education Project

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What you'll do

You need to manage money throughout your life. Good money managers have less stress in their lives and more choices. Improve your skills and become an informed consumer.

  • Learn the difference between wants and needs
  • Identify, set and evaluate goals
  • Track expenses and income
  • And more! 

Levels of learning


Fairs & exhibits


Future study and careers

If you're interested in consumer education, you might like to study economics or applied economics.

Micro-economists study how people, households and companies make decisions about resources.

Reviewed in 2018

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