Financial challenges before our kids
Kids these days are so different, so much exposed to so many things, have so much power -they have say in deciding car, computer etc, so much peer pressure and so much mired in debt. Picture below Life of Debt : Financial Journey of Average American showcases what our child might have to go through. Click to enlarge.
Financial Literacy for Kids
What should our kids know at different ages
Reserve Bank of India : Project Financial Literacy
- Raju introduces banking concepts: Raju and Money Tree, Raju and Magical Goat, Raju and Sky Ladder
- Money Kumar familiarises with the role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India : Money Kumar and Monetary Policy , Money Kumar and Caring for Currency,
- Short story book Old Man Monetary :Adventures for youngster about evolution of currency.
Books in market
- Happionaire’s Money Game by Yogesh Chabria of Rs 399. Details at blog.happionaire.com Book at flipkart : The story of a young boy and his adventures in saving, investing and money
- Adventures In Moneypur by Swapna Mirashi at flipkart Review at museindia.com *Seems out of stock
- The Art And Science Of Teaching Children About Money by Amar Pandit of Rs 499 book available at flipkart.com Details at facebook, Interview with Amar Pandit:Don’t try to make your kid the next Warren Buffet, at rediff.com , Amar Pandit’s website myfinad.com
- Bill And Penny’s Money Adventure by Amar Pandit (Rs 299) : The Bill and Penny series of entertaining short stories will help your child easily understand the value and uses of money. The book will help you understand the importance of money, why we have it, how we get it, how we can grow it and what else can we do with it with just a little thinking at flipkart Details at facebook.com, Review by subramoney.com, details at amar pandit’s website, review at lovingyourchild.com
BeMoneyAware.com has FREE book for children Be Money Aware for Children: Book is targeted for 10 year+ old. The topic covered in the book are given below. For excerpts Click here. You can download the book (complete book or individual chapters ) free of cost from our website To download Click here
- What is money?
- How do people make money?
- How is Money spent?
- What are Banks and how do they work?
- What is ATM,
- What are cheques, how to write a cheque?
- What are plastic cards, what are debit and credit cards?
- What happens when one swipes the card?
- Rich people of the world, Rich people of India History of money, Mythology and money.
Sample pages from Learn Money : For ages 5-10 are shown below:
Sample pages from Learn Money : For ages 10+ are shown below:
We have successfully conducted workshops for kids. If in Bangalore and interested for group of 10 kids you can contact us at email@example.com
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In this article we have tried to collect information about books written for Indians kids (yes we do have, countable but not zero). How do you teach your kids about money? Do assume that they will learn about it by themselves? What money habits are you passing to your children? If you know some good books for children please let us know we shall add it to the article.