Harvard College prepared this financial literacy guide for its students, but it can teach us all about budgeting, credit, savings, taxes, investing and more. From Harvard College. (Photo © Chris Brignell – Fotolia.com)
Whether it’s because of out-of-control credit card use or the pandemic’s economic crunch, people need to know more about finance. The FDIC recommends “Smart Money for Adults,” with class materials for students and teachers available for free.
Despite earning a decent salary, many of God’s people are cash poor because they don’t know how to handle money. Churches can help by offering education, and the federal Consumer Finance Bureau can help. Its free booklet can equip your financial educator with the curriculum to teach your congregations. (Photo: Filip Pticek, Creative Commons)
Today’s youth have more money at their disposal than their parents or grandparents did, but perhaps less real knowledge about how to use money responsibly as a person of faith. Thsi 26-page curriculum from Everence (Church of the Brethren) offers practical knowledge from a faith perspective. (Photo © alphaspirit – Fotolia.com)