Family Connections

As parents, you want to help your teen to pursue their dreams and become financially stable, independent adults.

Pathway to Financial Success has created comprehensive resources to empower teens to take control of their financial futures. Explore our middle school videos and high school self-paced modules. Because of the important influence of family, we also provide you with these easy-to-use resources to help you have these very important conversations with your teens.

Learning Tools for Families

Family Connections
Unit 1 | Topic

3

Parents as Financial Role Models

High School

This guide gives you tips for discussing your family’s financial priorities with your teen. We also provide information on good money habits, including having a savings account.

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Unit 2 | Topic

2

How Our Family Banks

High School

Banking has changed significantly, and your teen has several options. This guide gives tips on discussing your family’s banking choices with links on mobile banking and teen accounts.

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Unit 3 | Topic

3

Paying for Higher Education: A Family Conversation

High School

This guide will help you and your teen discuss paying for higher education or training. You will also find links to resources to help you and your teen explore costs and financial aid options.

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Unit 4 | Topic

3

Let’s Talk Jobs

High School

This guide will help you prepare your teen for a first job or a career. You will find tips and links to helping with career decisions and writing résumés.

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Unit 5 | Topic

2

Individual and Family Savings Goals

High School

This guide will help you discuss your family’s saving goals and assist your teen in setting personal savings goals. Find tips and links on saving strategies.

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Unit 6 | Topic

3

Helping Children Build Credit: What You Can Do

High School

Thinking about getting your teen a credit card? This guide will help you discuss credit use, credit scores, and credit reports with your teen.

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Unit 7 | Topic

4

Insurance: A Family Conversation

High School

Use this guide to discuss your family’s insurance plans with your teens. You will also find tips on reducing teen driver insurance costs and links to insurance information.

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Unit 8 | Topic

4

Helping Loved Ones Avoid Identity Theft and Other Financial Abuse

High School

Did you know that teens have a high risk of identity theft? This guide will help you discuss the risks of identity theft and scams with your teens. They will also find information on helping their teens safeguard against identity theft.

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