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5 Books to Teach Kids About Generosity

It’s no secret that I think financial education is important for kids, but it’s not just about learning how much a quarter is worth or how to make a budget. I think a healthy relationship with money is a well-rounded one - it places focus not only on saving and investing, but giving, too. Books and stories are a wonderful way for kids to learn new concepts, empathize with characters, or become inspired to try something new.  When kids start their financial journey with the expectation of sharing and giving some of the money they get, it sets the tone for the rest of their life. The books in this category help kids to see how giving money, things, or time...

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6 Books To Teach Kids About Saving & Spending

While hands-on experience is important for kids to learn about money, books and stories are a wonderful way for kids to learn new concepts, empathize with characters, or become inspired to try something new. These six books are a wonderful introduction to saving and spending, and most of them explore and teach other financial aspects, too, making them great well-rounded books for teaching kids about money!   As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last SundayBy Judith ViorstAges 3-8 Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday is a classic book that explores the concepts of saving and spending through the eyes of a little boy who receives a dollar from his Grandparents. At first,...

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