Watercooler: Making kids money-wise
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By CLIFFORD KRAUSS

The New York Times

Published: August 18, 2012 09:38PM
Updated: November 30, 2012 11:32PM

Imparting the importance of saving money to children, teens and even young adults is no small challenge.

Here are a few websites with helpful tips:

401Kidz • Covers a variety of saving and investing programs for kids, at http://bit.ly/OG9o8H

American Credit Foundation • Spotlights steps parents can take to teach children about saving and personal finance at http://bit.ly/cAHuR7

The Mint • Features five “tricks” to teach children about saving money at http://bit.ly/1nbuu

MoneyInstructor.com • Discusses saving techniques for several age groups at http://bit.ly/d0RSPZ

Securities and Exchange Commission • Offers points to teach children about saving and investing at http://www.sec.gov/investor/students/tips.htm

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