How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy



how to teach kids financial literacy millions of Americans are in deep debt without understanding how it happened or how to fix it help our youth create a better future for themselves by volunteering with Junior Achievement to teach financial literacy you will need Junior Achievement a cooperative school and a one to two hour training session step 1 contact Junior Achievement a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching young people work readiness and financial literacy through J a org tell them you'd like to volunteer with one of their programs at a local school you don't need a financial background or special degree J a makes it easy by providing the curriculum and training you step to talk with your local J a chapter to find out where they're active and ask how you can get involved is J a is already working at a local school you're familiar with volunteer to teach the program there step 3 attend a short training sessions training sessions make it easy providing step-by-step materials for you to use step 4 start teaching don't be nervous children are excited to have a volunteer in the classroom and eager to hear what you have to say consider asking friends to volunteer for J a to either teaching their own classes or teaming up with you step 5 if there's no J a program in your community or if you just want to do more consider helping children of family and friends check out the materials J a developed on financial literacy at J a org slash lessons step 6 be fulfilled volunteers repeatedly say how rewarding it is to see kids begin to understand the basics of managing their money remember it doesn't take a lot of time to impact someone's life did you know in a recent Jay a study 83% of teens said the best time to learn money management is in grades K through 12 you are the power that creates the good for more information visit create the good org slash how to

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  1. I am a big believer in JA. I have had their volunteers in my high school and middle school classes now for over 15 years (often using multiple volunteers for different classes or subjects of study). Get involved!

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