Youth Financial Literacy

Youth Financial Literacy – Building the skills of youth to manage their personal finances and to become confident and skilled as consumers are the goals of cooperative Extension’s program efforts. Youth build skills on their own and with the help of parents and educators. Below are resources that help to support our goals.

  • Consumer Champions Bowl – each year at the state fair 4-H youth who have worked on the Financial Champions and Consumer Savvy project areas can showcase their knowledge in a contest. Teams of youth compete in beginning, junior and senior categories.
  • Resources for Teachers - Resources and websites that support financial literacy education in the classroom.
  • Resources for Parents Resources and websites that support parents in teaching money management to their children.

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