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Financial Education Resources for Parents

Here you will find helpful hints and fun teaching tools to engage kids in important money conversations. Have fun while playing games, doing activities, and learning what you can do to teach kids about basic financial concepts.

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The Star Banks Adventure® Mobile App

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Download our free app that will help kids learn smart saving and spending habits while playing a fun game!

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Star Banks Adventure® Game Trailer

The Star Banks Adventure® game is a great way to have fun while learning financial concepts that can help you and your kids manage money for the future.

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ACTIVITY

Junior Scholastic Parent Activity Guide

Learn how to take advantage of everyday opportunities to talk about family finances with your kids in our Parent Activity Guide, brought to you in partnership with Scholastic. 

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ACTIVITY

Junior Scholastic Volunteer Guide

This Junior Scholastic supplement is designed to support volunteers interested in teaching kids important financial concepts. The volunteer guide is an easy-to-use tool to help show kids in grades 5-8 how to make well-informed financial decisions.

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ACTIVITY

Three Little Piggy Banks

Work hard to spend smart and purchase a kitten, car, or college education.

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ACTIVITY

Track Your Money

Use this tracker to see how much money you spend, save, and share over the course of one month. 

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ACTIVITY

Financial Goal Certificate

Use this certificate to detail your savings goal.

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ACTIVITY

Ideas For Family Conversations

Ways to introduce key financial concepts at various ages. 

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ARTICLE

Basic Concepts Children Should Know

What financial concepts do you think children need to understand? Parents can begin teaching their children basic financial concepts as soon as children begin to recognize that money is how parents obtain the things they want or need. As children grow, so should the financial lessons that parents teach them.

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What Careers Kids Want

Kids provide candid answers about what they want to be when they grow up.

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What Do Kids Think College Costs?

Kids provide candid answers about how much they think college costs.

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GAME

Star Banks Adventure® Online Game

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This online game provides a space adventure that teaches kids financial concepts in an engaging and fun way!

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Star Banks Adventure® Game – Behind The Scenes

Go behind the scenes with T. Rowe Price to see how basic financial concepts were combined with a fun and engaging game.

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ACTIVITY

Money Confident Kids® Magazine

With tons of spending opportunities, do you feel equipped to make smart money choices? Join us on an adventure to set financial goals and learn how to achieve them. 

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ACTIVITY

30 Days of Financial Fitness

This calendar includes activities and ideas to help parents start the conversation about financial fitness. 

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ACTIVITY

Money Word Search

See if you can find all of the hidden money words.

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ACTIVITY

Certificate of Achievement

Use this certificate to help you to celebrate the achievement of reaching your savings goal.

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ACTIVITY

Do You Act Your (Savings) Age?

Are you saving for retirement like a Millennial, a Gen Xer, or a Baby Boomer?

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Financial Terms to Teach Your Kids at 5, 10, 15

Use this as a quick guide to age appropriate financial terms that you can introduce to and discuss with your child at key milestones. This is a list of financial vocabulary terms children should learn by the ages of 5, 10 and 15.

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Family Money Moments

Each month it seems as though there are so many pressing needs that vie for our limited dollars: groceries, soccer lessons, medical bills, gas, phone bill, and the next birthday party. While much of our energy may go towards spending, we can empower our kids to gain confidence with money management when they see us prioritize saving money.

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Who Talks to Kids About College?

Kids provide candid answers about who has talked with them about college.

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Kids Explain How to Pay for College

Kids provide candid answers regarding how to pay for college.

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