Work & Financial Literacy

 
At what age is it appropriate to start teaching our kids financial literacy skills and start to develop a work ethic? It varies with the child… but if you’re raising a young entrepreneur some of these resources may provide you with additional ways to support and encourage them.
Here’s’ Inc. Magazine’s Survival Guide for Young Entrepreneurs, including links to business competitions.
Junior Achievement is where the business community, educators and volunteers all work together to inspire young people.

FrugalFun.com – Have more fun, spend less money

Groove Job is a site for finding part-time, hourly, seasonal and student jobs.

Prosperity 4 Kids This “Money Mama” helps you teach your kids about managing money. Don’t think they’re too young because they’re not!

Be Your Own Boss – TheMint.org serves up a variety of ways for kids to learn to think like an entrepreneur.

Fiverr – The place for people to share things they’re willing to do for $5

The Job Shadow Project begins on Groundhog Day, continues all year long, and involves students “shadowing” a job to learn more about the work world.

Job Star helps students decide what type of resume is right for you and offers examples and templates.

Good article about helping resume writers identify and focus on their skills and strengths on FabJob.com 

BARTERING is an often-overlooked money-saver. Here are some sites that may be helpful to you. Check out:

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