Kids & Money
How to talk money with your kids.
One of the most important skills you can teach your kids is how to manage money. Your personal money experiences - good and bad - will teach kids the importance of saving and spending money wisely. Start the conversation with tips shared in the articles below. Also, get your child involved in our Kids Club, which buids money-smart kids through financial awareness challenges and education. Read more on our Kids Club page.
Six Money Tips Teens Need to Know Before They Leave Home
Is your child leaving the nest? Do they fully understand the daily financial issues that will soon become their reality? It’s never too early to start the conversation. Here are six money tips to teach your children before they leave home. 1. Know the real cost of things. ...read more »
Money Does Not Grow on Trees
But it can grow in your piggy bank and savings account. The fact is there is never enough money to buy everything you want, so how are you going to choose what's really important? Learn how to make smart money choices directly from millionaires who know a thing or two about bui...read more »
Five things parents should do to shape money-smart kids
The goal most parents have for their kids is that they will grow up and become educated, well-adjusted contributing members of society. Let’s face it, we’ll settle for out of the house and paying their bills. So, how can we help our kids to learn money smarts? The single big...read more »
Teach Kids Money Management
When is a good time to begin teaching your kids about money and banking? “The earlier the better,” says Lisa Armendarez, a banker at RCB Bank. Armendarez admits even though she’s a banker, she’s learned a lesson or two from preparing her oldest child for lif...read more »