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Ariel Community Academy

Grades K-8 | Chicago, IL

Infographic: The Value of Financial Literacy

Students who learn financial literacy skills gain knowledge that will yield returns well into their future.
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Credit: Illustrations by Jude Buffum

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banksforkidsmoney's picture
Promoter of Financial Literacy for Childrent

This infographic makes a powerful statement. Thank you for caring about our kids financial education. With the example set by most Americans, it is time to turn the tides and start in the homes teaching our kids the value of money management. it's never too early as you mention - teens are spending $75 million!!

I have also created an infographic on this topic. If you'd like to take a look, you can find it here:

Vick's picture

Great infographic... Have shared it on my facebook page. Recently I cam across a great site for teaching financial literacy I think it is a great resource as well.

Fred Koch's picture
Fred Koch
K-8 Technology Coach, Sauganash Elementary School, Chicago, IL

Great infographic, thanks!

I love what Money Savvy Generation ( is doing to help teachers, students, parents and kids with financial literacy.

Be sure to check them out...

Taldrk Nsom's picture
Taldrk Nsom
Super Charter School

That is a great infographic. Unfortunately, there is no mention of risk of savings accounts and investments, only return. That is why I find Prof Dheeriya's Finance for Kidz series most useful, as there is a children's book devoted entirely to risk and return!

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