Great Minds Think: A Kid's Guide to Money

Free Financial Skills Book Gives Kids a Smart Start

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is offering a free activity book that makes finances fun. Great Minds Think: A Kid’s Guide to Money, produced by the Bank’s Learning Center and Money Museum, is filled with engaging exercises to help middle-school-aged kids make thoughtful decisions about money:

  • The colorful, interactive booklet can help adults start a conversation about money with children. Activities introduce children to concepts such as earning, spending, budgeting, and saving. Each page includes a basic lesson on money management followed by an exercise that reinforces the lesson learned. Children can complete the activities on their own, or with another person.
  • All content has been reviewed by education experts and field tested by diverse groups of students.
  • Great Minds Think: A Kid’s Guide to Money has been used as a springboard by parents, teachers, and concerned adults to help more than 180,000 kids understand the value of money.