Tips for Managing Your Money

Oak Bank is committed to increasing the financial literacy of our clients and community. Click on any of the topics below for tips on good money management. Share what you learn with your children and grandchildren. When it comes to money management skills, learning can never begin too early.

Parents’ Guide: Teaching Your Kids About Money

It’s not just a nice idea to teach kids how to handle money and credit – it’s essential! Our nation’s teens spend roughly $170 billion a year. Children under 12 alone are expected to spend some $52 billion in 2006. Clearly, kids know how to spend. What we need to teach them is how to save, invest and live on a budget.
Check out these topics:

Everyday Teachable Moments

Early Money Management Habits for Kids

Teaching Teens the ABCs of Using Credit Wisely

Money Talks Newsletter: Financial Education for Kids & Teens

The Money Talks newsletter series contains tips, practical advice, thought-provoking ideas and age-appropriate activities to bring money lessons alive for young children, tweens, teens and young adults. This newsletter is designed for parents, grandparents and other caring adults to help them teach children and young adults about money.

The following issues of Money Talks are available as PDF downloads. Please click on the volume below and read these newsletters. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Money Talks Newsletters:

Money Talks to Young Children, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 – NEW!
Money Talks to Tweens, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2
Money Talks to Teens, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2
Money Talks to Young Adults, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2
Money Talks Special Edition – Glossary of Banking Terms

Keys to Financial Health

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