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Jump$tart CEO Addresses How to Teach Kids to Use Credit Cards Responsibly

In an article in U.S. News & World Report by Chris Kissell, Jump$tart Coalition President and CEO Laura Levine addressed how “How to Teach Kids to Use Credit Cards Responsibly.” According to the article, many parents are reluctant to have money discussions with kids early. However, Levine said:

“A better approach is to raise the subject of money often. Help your kids feel comfortable talking about smaller money issues now so they won’t fear discussing bigger financial issues later in life. Focus on having money conversations as opposed to teaching money lessons.”

Learn more in the full article.


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