Teen Financial Literacy

Money As You Grow
Website: Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
The CFPB hosts Money As You Grow, a dedicated webpage for parents and caregivers that identifies key stages of childhood financial development. The webpage offers practical, age-appropriate activities and conversation starters to help parents and caregivers encourage their kids to develop positive financial knowledge, skills, habits, and attitudes.

Money Smart for Young People
Website: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
This website offers free, downloadable lesson plans for financial education. The Grade 9 to 12 curriculum offers lessons on how to earn, spend, save and invest, borrow, and protect money. Learning objectives, presentation slides, and worksheets are included in the lesson plans.

Tips for Teens
Website: themint.org
This website, endorsed by ALA, introduces teens to earning, saving, spending, owing, tracking, giving, investing, and safeguarding through short articles and online games. A separate glossary is a nice reference for unfamiliar financial terms.

Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club
Website: Genius Brands International, Inc.
Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club is an animated series that features Warren Buffett as a mentor to a group of entrepreneurial kids whose adventures lead them to encounter financial and business problems to solve. The program teaches the basics of good financial decision making and some of the basic lessons of starting a business. Young learners can watch the episodes, read comics play companion games, and learn online.