• New websites and apps help parents teach their children about saving and spending
    • A slate of websites and apps have recently emerged that aim to provide fun, interactive lessons on money management
    EXAMPLES:
Countmybeanz.com
  • Free Denver-based website helps parents teach children three to eight years old how to manage their finances.
ThreeJars.com
  • Children ages five to 13 earn IOUs, which are deposited into save, spend and charity jars
  • Parents can link their credit cards to the virtual jars
Tykoon.com
  • Children can deposit “virtual currency” and create charts to track their progress toward saving for big-ticket items
Planet Orange
  • Kids travel through the planets by completing certain jobs to earn money for gas
  • There is also text-to-voice options for children who are still learning how to read.

Posted from Diigo.

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