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How can you raise financially savvy children?

With school out for the summer, there’s no better time to teach children about money and finances, experts say. “By teaching children the importance of opportunity costs at a young age, we can better prepare them to become confident and successful members of our community once they enter the real world,” says Jim Lundy, CEO… Read More →

Arizona Central Credit Union Launches Kids’ Website

Arizona Central Credit Union is launching a new initiative to encourage financial literacy among children. Designed for children between the ages of 8 and 12, this program is intended to encourage sound financial habits and further an awareness of positive saving and spending practices. Molly and Moe are the official mascots of the Monkey Money… Read More →

National Bank of Arizona Partners with YWCA

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YWCA Maricopa County announced its new partnership with National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ), to expand the YW’s Own It Financial Education Program, providing financial literacy to primarily low-income women and families at no-charge. The YW is proud to be the foremost agency in Maricopa County providing financial education to people from all walks of life,… Read More →

National Bank of Arizona sponsors ThriveTime Challenge

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced its sponsorship of the second annual ThriveTime Challenge, a statewide financial literacy initiative that aims to educate high school students about money management. ThriveTime Challenge, founded by the 2013 NB|AZ Woman of the Year Sharon Lechter, is a tournament involving playing the award-winning ThriveTime for Teens board game. The… Read More →

Financial Literacy Needs To Be Taught Outside The Classroom

Financial Literacy Needs to be Taught Outside the Classroom
by in Columnist Spotlight | Finance

As the spring school semester begins, one of the most valuable lessons that kids, especially teens, can learn isn’t being taught in a classroom setting: financial literacy. Or, how not to graduate into financial problems. But, aside from the birds and the bees talk, the money talk is probably the most uncomfortable for parents. To… Read More →