Why Teach It?
Talk About It
Opening a checking or debit account for your teens, and carefully teaching them how to use it, can be a great way for them to develop good money management skills.
More ideas for you:
Writing a Check
Interactive practice for teens
The Balancing Act
Advice for teens on how and why to balance a checking or debit account—includes:
Checking/Debit Account Calculator
Debit vs. Credit
Practical information for teens
(Financial Literacy Now)
A primer on debit cards for teens and families
Watch the video for ideas you can use with your
Money Moments for parents © 2010
Wisconsin Educational Communications Board