Financial Literacy for Teens and Students

Join our #CreditChat on Twitter and YouTube every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET.

This week, we’re excited to talk about ways to provide better financial literacy education to students.

Topic: Financial Literacy for Teens and Students

When: Wednesday, June 3 at 3 p.m. ET.

Easy ways to chat with us on Twitter: Twubs or Tchat

Join us on Twitter by using the #CreditChat hashtag – and tune in to the discussion on YouTube. The video panel will include: Steve & Annette Economides – New York Times Best Selling Authors and Founders of, Laura Levine – President of theJump$tart Coalition: Financial Smarts for Students,  Brian Page – Budget Challenge Outreach and Education, Manager,  Debbi King Personal Finance and Life Coach and Owner of ABC’s of Personal FinanceRod Griffin – Director of Public Education at Experian, and Mike Delgado – Social Media Community Manager at Experian.

We will embed the live streaming video on this page during the chat.

If you have ideas for future topics and guests, please tweet @MikeDelgado.

Questions We’ll Discuss:

  • Q1: What do you wish you knew about money when you were young?
  • Q2: What is an appropriate age to start talking to your kids about money?
  • Q3: What are some tips for incorporating money lessons into everyday life?
  • Q4: How can parents model good financial behavior for their kids?
  • Q5: How can parents who are financially struggling talk to their kids about money in a positive way?
  • Q6: What do you think about allowance? Pros/Cons?
  • Q7: What are your thoughts on teens working while in school?
  • Q8: Where can teens go to learn about money when their parents don’t talk about it at home?
  • Q9: How can teachers incorporate financial literacy into their lessons?
  • Q10: Any final tips for parents to teach their kids about money?

Highlights from this tweetchat on SlideShare:

Complete #CreditChat Storified:


The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of EVERY Age – winner of the Family Choice Award: Best Parenting Resource

Get to Know the Economides Family Video

Moments to Teach Your Child About Money by Brian Page

3 Reasons Teachers Love Budget Challenge by BrianPage
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