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Teaching Gap: 83% of Teens Don’t Know How to Manage Money

Teaching Gap:  83% of Teens Don’t Know How to Manage Money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Most teens don’t know the first thing about managing money, according to a new study by ING Direct.
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How to use the Canadian Financial Literacy Database

Canadian Financial Literacy Database: http://ow.ly/MeFkR - Financial literacy self-assessment quiz: http://ow.ly/MeFvV The Financial Consumer Agency of ...
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A you Tube clip explaining the use of the Canadian Financial Resources Database.  The proof is in the pudding so head to the relevant website.

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Free Financial Literacy Curriculum!

Here is the link to order the materials: http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/resources/free_materials/
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Note - American material

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Debit vs Credit: Episode 1 of How to Talk with Kids About Money

Debit vs Credit: Episode 1 of How to Talk with Kids About Money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
We want to help you start the conversation about money with your kids, watch our first video talking about debit vs credit.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Resources to Help Students Understand the Cost of Living

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Resources to Help Students Understand the Cost of Living | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it

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Financial literacy tools.

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Financial Literacy Project - Promo Video

FREE Financial Literacy Program for everyone. The program will be available in 20+ languages. We have started development and are launching a crowd ...
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Promo!  Be great to see the Product when it arrives.

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Canadian Financial Literacy Database and self-assessment quiz

Canadian Financial Literacy Database and self-assessment quiz | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
The Financial literacy resource database provides you with a list of financial management resources, events, tools and information from various organizations across Canada including publications, interactive tools, webinars and workshops.
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Search for resources which are 'generic' - eg the credit card comparison tool is only useful for Canadians.

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Personal financial literacy

http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/curriculum/socialstudies/secondary/personalfinancialliteracy/personalfinancialliteracy.pdf

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Curriculum incl worksheets, etc.  Useful within and across countries.

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The Centsables

The Centsables | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
When it comes to teaching kids about money, you can trust The Centsables to lead the way! They’re superheroes on a mission to give kids everywhere superpowers of their own: the power to make smart money choices.
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Costs to order a teacher kit; good if you are in the USA; primary (elementary) school resources;  says series now on Fix Business (cab;le TV)

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Cards Cars and Currency Curriculum Unit

Cards Cars and Currency Curriculum Unit | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Cards, Cars and Currency is a curriculum unit that teaches students about three areas of personal finance: credit cards, debit cards and purchasing a car.
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Featured Partner | TIME For Kids

Featured Partner | TIME For Kids | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Check out these cool (and FREE) financial literacy resources for kids from TIME for Kids magazine! http://t.co/CoU46yxOIO
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Several!

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Kids' Responsibility & Money Management Printables Pack

Kids' Responsibility & Money Management Printables Pack | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
What an awesome resource for teaching kids about family responsibility, earning money, saving, spending and even giving!
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Visit the site.  This lit sells at around $8US

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Could free online courses improve financial literacy? - The Guardian

Could free online courses improve financial literacy? - The Guardian | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
PwC is offering free online courses that might help students and teachers learn more about how money works
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The article mentions a range of good resources for both primary and secondary

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Tony Kuc's curator insight, June 16, 12:05 AM

Interesting article.  The really useful thig for teachers is found by clicking the link How to teach financial literacy and then on subsequent resources links as you read that article.

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Financial Education and Personal Finance FAQs | Phroogal

Financial Education and Personal Finance FAQs | Phroogal | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Financial education through FAQs, questions and answers. Increase your understanding of money and personal finance with simple bite sized answers.
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Straight-forward Q & A on a range of financial terms

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Education resources - Citizens Advice

Education resources - Citizens Advice | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
RT @CitizensAdvice: If you work in financial education be sure to have a look at our free resources: http://t.co/7rGS0DncaJ #FinancialSkill…
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Resources for England, Scotland and Wales.  You need to register before you can download free resources.  Not aimed at school level, and mainly information.

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Video Games, Theme Parks and More: Unique Ways to Teach Teens About Money

Video Games, Theme Parks and More: Unique Ways to Teach Teens About Money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Explaining money management to kids and teens isn’t always easy. Several new companies have come up with unusual tools for teaching kids about money.
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Could free online courses improve financial literacy?

Could free online courses improve financial literacy? | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
PwC is offering free online courses that might help students and teachers learn more about how money works
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Interesting article.  The really useful thig for teachers is found by clicking the link How to teach financial literacy and then on subsequent resources links as you read that article.

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The article mentions a range of good resources for both primary and secondary

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Needs and Wants Financial Literacy TEACH IT!

These four-year-olds get a head start on becoming critical consumers as they learn the difference between needs and wants during their reading class.
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Great video and reinforces that basic economic concepts CAN be taught to young learners.... it's all about HOW you do it.

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Start early in teaching kids about money

Start early in teaching kids about money | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Forty per cent of five-year-olds think you can use a plastic card to get free money from a machine in the wall.
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Welcome to Balance

Welcome to Balance | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Don't know where to turn for info about personal finance? BALANCE, a free financial education tool, can assist you! http://t.co/OPMfO5Dfbq
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While aimed at the adult market some of the resources are useful for secondary students and teachers.  US-based.  I liked the identity fraud/scams material.     It is all free!

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Free Financial Literacy Curriculum!

Here is the link to order the materials: http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/resources/free_materials/
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Not sure of availability outside US

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Money Smart Week 2015 - Great free resources to increase your financial literacy!

Money Smart Week 2015 - Great free resources to increase your financial literacy! | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Money Smart Week is April 18-25, 2015 and the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) wants to remind the community that there are plenty of free online resources to help everyone, young and...
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Free financial kits offered statewide - Grandlakenews

Free financial kits offered statewide - Grandlakenews | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
OKLAHOMA CITY — April is National Financial Capability Month and to celebrate, the Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition is observing Jump$tart Your Money (JYM) Week, April 19-25.
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The "financial Fitness Kit" was easily downloadable and very useful. 

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4 Comic Books That Will Boost Your Financial Literacy - The Cheat Sheet

4 Comic Books That Will Boost Your Financial Literacy - The Cheat Sheet | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
There are an abundance of tools available that can strengthen your money knowledge. One of them just happens to be comic book characters.
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New Mobile Apps Aim to Make Financial Education Stick

New Mobile Apps Aim to Make Financial Education Stick | Financial and consumer literacy | Scoop.it
Mobile game apps are emerging to expose young adults and children to financial concepts and to help solve problems money management apps may be overlooking.
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Intersting. To me though the most valuable part was clicking the link to the Khan Academy Infographics project and videos and the Golf Gamne link.

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