“Research shows that America’s youth has a deep lack of understanding when it comes to finances and how to properly manage money,” the article reads. “These disturbing statistics have generated a national movement to incorporate financial literacy into our education system and encourage parents to teach money management lessons at home.”
Luckily, many credit unions in Georgia and throughout the U.S. offer financial literacy classes for both youth and adults.
Mettler said teaching kids how to appropriately manage their finances is essential so they have the necessary tools to become financially responsible adults.
Click HERE to read his 13 money management lessons for youth.
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