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Middle School Resources for Teaching Students at Home

As kids get older their understanding of personal finance issues matures. Find resources from personal finance curriculum to games to teach your middle school aged child about the basics of budgeting and saving.

Ages 11–13

Some of the topics you can share with your children at home include:

  • Managing, saving and spending an allowance
  • Tracking purchases
  • Shopping to compare prices
  • Making — and sticking to — a budget
  • Avoiding impulse buying

The following games, comics, workbooks and resources can help solidify these concepts:

"The Practical Money Skills for Life site is a perfect resource for enhancing and supporting the Personal Financial curriculum at our school."

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Cindy Talley

Filmore Central High School
Geneva, NE