Learning Tools for Families
Parents as Financial Role Models
The guide provides tips for parents for discussing the family’s financial priorities with their teens. As a family, they will also explore money habits, setting financial goals, and making financial conversations a priority.
How Our Family Banks
Banking has changed significantly, and students have several options. This guide gives tips for parents on discussing their families’ banking choices, helping teens choose a payment method when shopping, and providing opportunities for them to make financial decisions (and mistakes).
Education Beyond High School: A Family Conversation
Share this guide with parents to help them and their teens discuss career options as well as higher education and career training. The guide also provides links to resources for families to explore costs and financial aid options.
Let’s Talk Jobs
This guide will help parents prepare their teens for a first job or a career. They will find tips and links to help with career decisions, writing résumés, and accessing pay statements.
Individual and Family Savings Goals
This guide will help parents discuss their families’ savings goals and assist their teens in setting ones for themselves. Families will also find tips and links on saving strategies.
Helping Children Build Credit: What You Can Do
There are steps families can take to help their teens build credit. This guide will help families discuss credit use, credit scores, and credit reports with their teens.
Insurance: A Family Conversation
This guide will help parents discuss their family’s insurance plans with their teens. Parents will also find tips on reducing teen driver insurance costs and links to insurance information.
Helping Loved Ones Avoid Identity Theft and Other Financial Abuse
This guide will help parents discuss the risks of identity theft and scams with their teens. They will also find information on helping their teens safeguard against identity theft.