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Ahhh, summertime. Maybe the past year has made us appreciate the sunshine, backyard barbecues, and flip flop weather a little more. While schools are on hiatus, it’s a great time to have money conversations with kids. This month we’re talking about credit cards. It’s important that kids learn how to handle credit responsibly before they start using it, since unwitting credit mistakes can quickly become a burden. Be sure to read this month’s highlighted articles for all the tips.

Board Questionaire: Why are you passionate about financial literacy?

Teachers, don’t miss your opportunity to win a scholarship to attend this year’s 12th Annual Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Washington, DC! Application details will be announced in the coming weeks! And be sure to bookmark our Teacher Resources web tool as you begin to build your lesson plans for the new school year. It’s so easy to find a variety of tools to help you integrate financial concepts into your curriculum.

Here’s to a wonderful summer!

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