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Getting Dollar Savvy

Resources to help adults, children, and adults build their financial skills are increasing and the Internet is a great place to find them.

Check out some of the examples below, ask the literacy program staff, visit your local bank or credit union, or do your own online search to find lessons and exercises that can help your learner increase his or her financial confidence.

The Mint, operated by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation. This site includes tips on teaching children about money at all ages.

Wi$eUp is a financial education program designed for Generation X and Y Women that was developed by the U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau in support of the Department of Labor's Strengthening the Family Initiative.

U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission:
This site covers a variety of topics, including budgeting, saving, paying for education, and retirement planning. Try the Money 20 Interactive Quiz. The information is also available in Spanish

Exploring these lessons will build vocabulary in addition to financial savvy!

 

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