Financial ABC's

Tips for Managing Your Money

Community Guaranty Savings Bank is committed to increasing the financial literacy of our customers and community. Click on any of the topics below for tips on good money management. Share what you learn with your children and grandchildren. When it comes to money management skills, learning can never begin too early. Practical Money Skills for Life

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PARENTS’ GUIDE

Teaching Your Kids About Money

It’s not just a nice idea to teach kids how to handle money and credit — it’s essential! Our nation’s teens spend roughly $170 billion a year. Children under 12 alone are expected to spend some $52 billion in 2006. Clearly, kids know how to spend. What we need to teach them is how to save, invest and live on a budget. Check out these topics:

 

Keys to Financial Health

Saving

Establish Good Saving Habits
Family Savings Goal Worksheet

Understanding and Using Credit

Credit Dos and Don’ts
What You Should Know About Credit
Financial Stress Test
What to Do if You Need Help

Budgeting

Budgeting for Your Future
Detailed Monthly Budget Worksheet

Protecting Your Financial Identity

Simple Steps to Protect Yourself
Take Action if You are a Victim

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Links of Interest

www.mymoney.gov
www.USmint.gov/kids

www.icba.org/consumer
Money Talks Newsletter Credit

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