Family Resources

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    Family Financial Education Board Games

    Ages 5 - 8

    • The Allowance Game (ages 5-10)
    • Monopoly Jr. (ages 5+)
    • Buy It Right (ages 6+)
    • Cashflow for Kids (ages 6+)
    • Card Game: Exact Change (ages 6+)
    • Money Bags (ages 7+)

    Ages 8+

    • The Game of Life (ages 8+)
    • Monopoly - various versions (ages 9+)
    • Act Your Wage! (ages 10+)
    • Cashflow for Kids (ages 6+)
    • The Stock Exchange Game (ages 10+)
    • Millionaire Maker Board Game (ages 10+)

    Elementary Financial
    Education Books

    The Education Testing Services reported that "students who do more reading at home are better readers and have higher math scores." What a great motivation to read with your kids! Here are some resources for you to use with a financial education piece.

    Needs and Wants

    • Lily Learns about Needs & Wants by Lisa Bullard
    • Charlie & Lola: I Really, Really Need Actual Ice Skates by Lauren Child

    Savings

    • Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts
    • Curious George Saves His Pennies by Monica Perez and Margaret and H.A. Reys
    • Just Saving My Money by Mercer Mayer
    • Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst

    Earning

    • Ella Earns Her Own Money by Lisa Bullard
    • The Berenstain Bears Trouble with Money by Stan Berenstain
    • Lemonade in Winter: A Book about Two Kids Counting Money by Emily Jenkins
    • Earning Excitement by Paul & Natalie Nourigat

    Financial Readiness

    • The Pickle Patch Bathtub by Frances Kennedy
    • Joe the Monkey and Friends Learn about Spending Smart by John Lanza
    • A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
    • Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock by Sheila Blair

    What is a Credit Union?

    • The Coin Counting Book by Rozanne Lanczak Williams
    • Money Math - Addition and Subtraction by David A. Adler
    • The Berenstain Bears Visit the Credit Union by Mike Berenstain
    • Bunny Money by Rosemary Wells

    Credit

    • Brody Borrows Money by Lisa Bullard
    • The Little Borrowing Brother by Maureen Buff
    • How to Use Credit by Ryan Randolph

    Spend, Share, and Save

    • Money, money, Honey Bunny by Marilyn Sadler
    • Pennies for Piggy by Jimia Jones
    • Trouble with Money (Berenstain Bears) by Stan & Jan Berenstain

    Online Awareness

    • Chicken Clicking by Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross
    • #Goldilocks by Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross
    • The Technology Tail by Julia Cook

    Pre-K to 5th Grade
    Printable Activity Sheets

    Download and print any of the PDFs below for fun and educational activities with an emphasis on financial education.

    What is a Credit Union? Activity Sheet
    Credit Activity Sheet
    Spend, Share, and Save Activity Sheet
    Online Awareness Activity Sheet
    Needs and Wants Activity Sheet
    Savings Activity Sheet
    Earning Activity Sheet
    Financial Readiness Activity Sheet

    Middle School
    Financial Education Books

    The Education Testing Services reported that "students who do more reading at home are better readers and have higher math scores." What a great motivation to read with your kids! Here are some resources for you to use with a financial education piece.

    Needs and Wants

    • Money Matters for Kids by Larry Burkett
    • Finance 101 for Kids by Walter Andal
    • The Everything Kids Moneybook by Brette McWhorter Sember

    Earning

    • Lunch Money by Andrew Clements
    • Better Than a Lemonade Stand by Daryl Bernstein
    • The Kids' Money Book by Jamie Kyle McGillian

    Savings

    • How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 by James McKenna, Jeanine Glista, Matt Fortaine
    • Finance 101 for Kids by Walter Andal
    • The Everything Kids Moneybook by Brette McWhorter Sember

    Financial Readiness

    • Official Money Guide for Teenagers by Susan P. Beacham & Michael L. Beacham
    • The Complete Guide to Personal Finance for Teenagers and College Students by Tamsen Butler
    • The Toothpaste Millionaire by Jean Merrill

    What is a Credit Union?

    • A Smart Girl's Guide to Money by Nancy Holyoke
    • Lunch Money by Andrew Clements
    • Better than a Lemonade Stand! by Daryl Bernstein
    • I Want More Pizza by Steve Burkholder

    Credit

    • Understanding Credit & Debt by Robyn Hardyman
    • Credit Card Math by Sue LaRoy

    Spend, Share, and Save

    • I Want More Pizza by Steve Burkholder
    • Make Money the Smart Way by Elizabeth Abols

    Online Awareness

    • Child Identity Theft: What Every Parent Needs to Know by Robert J. Chappell Jr.

    6th to 8th Grade
    Printable Activity Sheets

    Download and print any of the PDFs below for fun and educational activities with an emphasis on financial education.

    What is a Credit Union? Activity Sheet
    Credit Activity Sheet
    Spend, Share, and Save Activity Sheet
    Online Awareness Activity Sheet
    Needs and Wants Activity Sheet
    Savings Activity Sheet
    Earning Activity Sheet
    Financial Readiness Activity Sheet

    High School
    Financial Education Books

    The Education Testing Services reported that "students who do more reading at home are better readers and have higher math scores." Here are some resources for you to use with a financial education piece.

    Needs and Wants

    • The Money Club: A Teenage Guide to Financial Literacy by Jasmine Brown
    • Smart Spending: The Teens' Guide to Cash, Credit and Life's Costs by Kara F. MicGuire
    • Personal Finance for Teenagers and College Students by Tamsen Butler

    Earning

    • The Young Entrepreneurs Guide to Starting and Running a Business by Steve Mariotti
    • 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Turned 18 by Kenneth Smith and Derrick Butts
    • 10 Steps to Your First Small Business (for teens) by Adam Lean

    Savings

    • What All Kids (and adults too) Should Know About. . . Savings and Investing by Rob Pivnik
    • I Want More Pizza: Real World Money Skills for High School, College, and Beyond by Steve Burkholder

    Financial Readiness

    • Financial Basics: A Money-Management Guide for Students by Susan Knox
    • Adulting 101: Wisdom4Life by Josh Burnette and Pete Hardesty
    • I'm a Shareholder Kit: The Basics about Stocks-For Kids/Teens by Rick Roman

    What is a Credit Union?

    • Money Matters for Teens Workbook, Age 15-18 by Larry Burkett
    • Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens by Robert Kiyosaki
    • Money and Teens; Savvy Money by Skills Wes & Darby Karchut
    • Money Tools by Brian C. Powers

    Credit

    • Your Score by Anthony Davenport
    • The Key to Understanding Credit by J.D. Henry

    Spend, Share, and Save

    • Earn Save Spend Give by Denise Hughes
    • Why Didn’t They Teach Me This In School? by Cary Siegel
    • Clever Girl Finance by Bola Sokunbi

    Online Awareness

    • Cyber Safety for Everyone by Jaago Teens
    • Social Media Scams by Kathleen McMahon
    • Internet Security & Safety by Christean Reed

    9th to 12th Grade
    Printable Activity Sheets

    What is a Credit Union? Activity Sheet
    Credit Activity Sheet
    Spend, Share, and Save Activity Sheet
    Online Awareness Activity Sheet
    Needs and Wants Activity Sheet
    Savings Activity Sheet
    Earning Activity Sheet
    Financial Readiness Activity Sheet

    Adult Financial Education Books

    Here are some resources for you to use with a financial education piece.

    Needs and Wants

    • Why Didn't They Teach Me This in School? by Cary Siegel
    • Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin
    • 365 Ways to Live Cheap: Your Everyday Guide to Saving Money by Trent Hamm

    Earning

    • Get a Financial Life by Beth Kobliner
    • More Money Please: The Financial Secrets You Never Learned in School by Scott Gamm
    • Make Your Kid a Money Genius (even if you're not) by Beth Kobliner

    Savings

    • Your Score: An Insider’s Secrets to Understanding, Controlling and Protecting Your Credit Score by Anthony Davenport and Matthew Rudy
    • How To Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any by Erik Wecks
    • The Ultimate Retirement Guide For 50+: Winning Strategies to Make Your Money Last a Lifetime by Suze Orman

    Financial Readiness

    • Your Score: An Insider’s Secrets to Understanding, Controlling and Protecting Your Credit Score by Anthony Davenport and Matthew Rudy
    • How To Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any by Erik Wecks
    • The Ultimate Retirement Guide For 50+: Winning Strategies to Make Your Money Last a Lifetime by Suze Orman

    What is a Credit Union?

    • The First National Bank of Dad by David Owen
    • The Laws of Money by Suze Orman
    • Make Your Kid a Money Genius by Beth Kobliner
    • 30 days to $1K by Adam Carroll

    Credit

    • Debt Free Degree by Anthony O'Neal
    • Credit Secrets by Scott Moss
    • How to Build Your Credit & Grow Financially by Arolfo Delacruz

    Spend, Share, and Save

    • Earn Save Spend Give by Denise Hughes
    • The Budgeting Habit by S.J Scott & Rebecca Livermore
    • Living Well Spending Less by Ruth Soukup

    Online Awareness

    • Cybersecurity: An Ultimate Guide by John Snowden
    • A Guide to Internet Safety for Children, Teens & Young Adults by Rajesh Laskary
    • Parenting in the Digital World by Clayton Cranford

    Adult Education
    Printable Activity Sheet

    Download and print any of the PDFs below for fun and educational activities with an emphasis on financial education.

    What is a Credit Union? Activity Sheet
    Credit Activity Sheet
    Spend, Share, and Save Activity Sheet
    Online Awareness Activity Sheet
    Needs and Wants Activity Sheet
    Savings Activity Sheet
    Earning Activity Sheet
    Financial Readiness Activity Sheet