At BFSFCU, we believe that giving children and young people a solid foundation of knowledge about money, including saving, budgeting and spending, is essential to developing valuable skills and habits they can use for the rest of their lives.
We’ve gathered a variety of resources that will help them – and you – get started.
Our Resource Center includes helpful articles for young adults such as “Your First Credit Card”, “Student Loans”, “Buying Your First Car” and more.
We offer financial education webinars throughout the year.
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Listen to our BFSFCU Podcast series covering a wide range of topics.
Developed by the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, this site includes games, fun activities, websites, video games, and information about money for kids and young people on how to save money, what to think about when shopping and buying, and how to a budget and plan.
The National Credit Union Association put together a great collection of information, including links to activities and apps geared for kids as well as educational tools that address a variety of topics such as “Saving for College” and “Buying Your First Car.”
United States Mint
From the bureau of the Department of the Treasury responsible for all things coinage is a collection of fun games for children that teach them about identifying and counting coins, how coins are made and also a large suite of tools for educators designed for different grade levels.