Check out these financial lessons organized by age

06/29/2012 12:00 AM

05/16/2014 6:53 PM

I get this question a lot from parents: What money skills are age appropriate for my children?

What they really want to know is when allowances should be introduced, or what’s a good age to explain wants and needs, or when should I broach the dangers of credit cards?

So it was a pleasant surprise to discover a new list — endorsed by a federal commission — of 20 age-appropriate financial lessons for children.

“Money As You Grow — 20 Things Kids Need to Know to Live Financially Smart Lives” can be found at" target="_blank">


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