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Educating children on saving, budgeting and making healthy financial choices for today and the future can be a tough job. Financial education is slowly making its way into our schools, and kids absorb ideas and facts like sponges, so they may already know more than you think. Get into a conversation, find out what they already know, and then teach them everything else.
Genisys is here to offer you information to help start the conversation and give kids real world examples and scenarios to think about and learn from.
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When looking for ways to save more money, it’s essential to include the whole family. When everyone within the household has a clear understanding of the family’s finances and monetary goals, you’re more likely to succeed.
Begin the conversation by discussing your household’s current financial state and the goals you’re looking to meet as a family. These may include decreasing expenses, increasing your family’s income, or saving for something specific like a new television or vacation. Below are seven ideas to help achieve these targets as a family.Read More »
It’s never too early to begin teaching your children about the importance of budgeting. Children as young as toddlers can start to understand the concept of saving and spending. The key is to start early and expand on their knowledge and understanding as they age. Here is a list of ideas to keep your kids engaged in the budgeting process, no matter their age.Read More »
That first paycheck your teen receives from their first job seems like gold to them. They punched the clock and worked for that money. Now, it is up to you to teach them how to manage it wisely. Most teens have plans for their first check, and it can be a good thing to let them spend it as they would like to. However, this is also an important time to talk about some key topics and what to do after the first celebratory check.Read More »
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