Money touches every area of life. In fact, 86% of teenagers say they wold rather learn about money management in a class before making mistakes in the real world. However, most schools, churches and parents aren't talking to their teens about it—and the result is a generation facing more debt and financial stress than ever. We as parents have a responsibility to teach our kids how money really works.
Getting your family started is easy. Simply chose the series you want to start with and purchase your Homestudy kit (which comes with workbooks for two students). Once your materials arrive, just review your included parent guide. It will tell you everything you need to know to have a successful study. Then pick a night, pop some popcorn and get started!
In 2007, 60% of teens knew how to balance a check book. In 2011, only 43%.
40% of 13-22 year olds expect to receive an inheritance. Only 16% of parents said they think they can provide one.
75% of teens say that learning more about money management, including budgeting, savings and investing, is one of their top priorities.