Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use
Set the stage for responsible use of credit among youth by equipping them with the knowledge and tools to manage money, build decision-making skills and understand the advantages and pitfalls of debt.
Use Credit Clues in the Classroom for additional resources on teaching good credit habits.
Use this infographic to educate students on the five money mindsets.
Check out Common Cents – Kids’ Money Attitude Often Mirrors Parents for additional information on money mindsets.
Perusing Prepaid Cards
The pros and cons of prepaid cards are explored to prepare kids to handle plastic in the world of credit cards.
The Case for Youth Entrepreneurship
Encouraging entrepreneurial thinking in the classroom and exploring entrepreneurship as a career option can mean taking risks. For both educators and students, learning how to approach the concept of risk and adapting to the inherent risks can be interesting areas to explore.
Use the resource Are You Ready to take the Risk for additional lessons and activities.
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