Financial literacy skills are the building blocks of development and self sufficiency. We believe that by teaching youth early about money management, they will develop a foundation for understanding the basic skills needed to care for themselves and their community. Below are links to various educational sites providing information about financial literacy.
Lights, Camera, Save!
If you’re a student between the age of 13-18, you can win up to $3,000 to fund your savings goal, plus $1,500 for your school. Here’s how! Lights, Camera, Save! is a part of the Teach Children to Save campaign, a national movement of volunteer bankers who guide young people towards lifelong savings habits. Since 1997, the campaign has reached some 5 million young people with the help of more than 100,000 banker volunteers. Learn more about the contest at lightscamerasave.com.
For Youth of All Ages
U.S. Currency, Know Your Money
Provides information and activities about new currency and new designs.
Pre-K – Grade 2
Children begin to understand notions of cost and value in their preschool years. We think it’s important to put young children on the path toward financial literacy by introducing them to money basics at an early age.
Master the skills needed to succeed in school and in life…the fun way.
Grades 3 – 6
We believe it’s important to build smart money management by introducing simple saving, banking, and cost comparison concepts at an early age.
Master the skills needed to succeed in school and in life…the fun way!
Grades 7 – 8
This is a critical time for students to build on financial basics learned in elementary school, while creating a strong foundation for the money management skills they will learn in high school and beyond.
Grades 9 – 12
We believe it’s beneficial for high school students to understand the personal finance and proper money management skills needed to succeed in life after high school.
A teenager should already have a strong background in financial fundamentals by the time he or she graduates high school. It’s important to build upon that foundation with the skills required to meet a lifetime of financial challenges.
Provides information for college students on budgeting, campus life, textbooks, and more.
Love Your Money
Provides tools needed to manage money, set goals, save, and invest wisely.
Approved by the Council for Exceptional Children, these lesson plans enable students with learning disabilities to gain important personal finance skills.
Citizens National Bank receives no financial consideration from the financial literacy website links and entities on this page. These links are provided purely for the benefit of the public. CNB does not endorse the products or services offered.
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