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"Our goal is to bring financial education to everyone because to me, knowing how to manage money wisely is a way for people to make their dreams come true."—Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, President, Charles Schwab Foundation

Basics : Get kids started on a positive path.

Teach kids money basics like:

  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Smart spending
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Life Lessons : Turn real life into learning.

Introduce kids to six major life lessons, including:

  • Getting an allowance
  • Starting a first job
  • Buying a car
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Ask Carrie : Can middle schoolers learn to make smart money choices?

Every week Carrie answers today's perplexing money questions in her nationally syndicated Ask Carrie column. Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP®, is a leading advocate for financial literacy and one of America's most trusted sources for financial advice.

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Tools & Resources : Remember to make learning fun.

Here’s where you can help make learning real and have some fun.


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