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Becoming a Conscious Consumer

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Help kids practice conscious spending and understand how money is a scarce commodity using these money smart tips.

More money smart tips can be found in Common Cents - Becoming a Conscious Consumer. 

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Laying the Foundation for Responsible Credit Use

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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.

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Money Mindset

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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.

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Perusing Prepaid Cards

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The pros and cons of prepaid cards are explored to prepare kids to handle plastic in the world of credit cards.

Use the 2019 Prepaid Card Survey to compare features, fees and interest rates on popular prepaid cards. More information can be found using Common Cents - Perusing Prepaid Cards. 

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The Case for Youth Entrepreneurship

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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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Understanding Your Paycheck

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Why is the money you receive in your paycheck less than your total earnings? Use this infographic to learn where that money goes.

For additional activities to help students understand their paycheck use this resource.

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10 Tips to Get More from your Paycheck

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Use this infographic to teach students how to make the most of their paycheck.

For additional activities to help students understand their paycheck use this resource.

Looking for More Infographics

Check out the Atlanta Fed for additional infographics and accompanying discussion questions and lesson plans.