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Money Habitudes: How To Be Rich in Life & Love Wins Excellence in Financial Literacy Education Award

Engaging and innovative financial education curriculum with a focus on the psychology of money and behavioral economics helps teens with personal finances and relationships.
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Signs of Financial Infidelity: Is Your Partner Cheating on You?

Melanie Lockert Feb 06, 2019 6 second take: Sexual and emotional dishonesty aren’t the only things that can destroy a relationship. Financial infidelity can, too. Infidelity of any kind can tarnish even the strongest relationship. It feels like the ultimate...
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2018 UK Workplace Stress Survey

The 2018 UK Workplace Stress Survey Executive Summary Work is the most common cause of stress for UK adults, with 59% experiencing it Just 9% say they ‘never’ experience work-related stress, while only 12% consider the levels of work-related stress...
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Teen Financial Curriculum

This fun and easy curriculum helps teens identify financial patterns and how those affect their relationships and goals. Winner of an Excellence In Financial Literacy Education Award.
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Talking About Money in a Youth Employment Program

A national nonprofit based in San Francisco, MyPath reaches 4,000 youth each year, ages 14-24, in California, Nevada, Washington, and Missouri through more than 50 partner sites. The organization focuses on building economic pathways by integrating banking and saving into...
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Overcoming the social stigma of getting financial help

Social stigma plays a big role in whether people seek out financial coaching, counseling or education. Social stigma also plays a part in whether people feel good while getting financial help. Money Habitudes is often employed in a manner to...
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Financial Opportunity Centers: dialogue with financial coaches, clients & funders

The Issue: How to create a productive connection between financial coaches and coaching clients at Financial Opportunity Centers. And how to demonstrate the intricacies of a financial coaching program to funders. Who: Valerie Moffitt is a Program Manager with Local...
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financial coaching v. financial counseling v. financial planning v. financial education

What is financial coaching? Is it the same as financial counseling or financial planning? Are those different from financial education? It's a pretty basic question of financial terminology, but an important one. After all, these terms – financial coaching, counseling,...
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An innovative peer teaching financial education program for kids

The Issue: How to develop a scalable peer teaching financial literacy program that's fun and easy enough for kids to teach other kids. Who: Amanda Christensen is an Extension Assistant Professor with Utah State University and a 4-H & Youth...
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Emotional triggers and financial stress

Financial stress is serious.  It was identified as the number one cause of stress in a 2009 study by the American Psychological Association. Financial stress is associated with increases in: suicide attempts and suicide rates physical illness divorce rates domestic...
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Making financial classes for women more engaging

The Issue: How to make financial classes for women more engaging and welcoming while providing valuable skills for handling money. Who: Emily Adams is an agriculture and natural resources educator with Ohio State University Extension Service in Coshocton County. What:...
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5 Tips for More Fun and Effective Financial Classes

Do you feel like you have so much information to share that you need to make the most of every moment when you teach financial education classes? Research has shown us that how we teach may be more important than...
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A credit board game to teach credit classes

A credit board game is included in The Good Credit Game, a credit curriculum kit. The Road to Good Credit is a credit board game that helps make credit classes fun and hands-on. Teach a credit class with a credit board game...
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A new credit curriculum to teach a credit class

Building on the popularity of Money Habitudes, we've just released The Good Credit Game. It's a credit curriculum kit that makes it fun and easy to teach credit classes. The Good Credit Game covers credit reports, credit scores and credit...
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Financial literacy for college student financial aid

Money Habitudes is used by colleges and universities in to promote financial literacy for college students. It may be a student financial aid office running a financial aid workshop or using the tool in financial counseling sessions. It's also used...
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6 tips for Financial New Year’s Resolutions

One of the top New Year's resolutions is always improving one's finances. Of course, we do a lot of thinking about how people relate to money so we wanted to share a few thoughts ... Be specific with your financial...
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An adult continuing education financial program for auctioneers

The Issue: How to add interesting, engaging content to a continuing education financial program. Who: Zona Hutson is an Extension Agent with WVU. She works in Doddridge County, West Virginia. What: WVU Extension Service teaches a recertification class for the...
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Financial education program for bogus check writers

The Issue: How to help people understand their financial attitudes and spending habits in a fun way in a financial education program. Who: Susan Routh is an Extension Educator in Family and Consumer Sciences in Grady County, Oklahoma. She also...
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Career workshop on money personality and spending habits

Organizations use Money Habitudes in a variety of ways. This is an example of how the money personality tool is used in a career class. The workshop write-up is provided by Amy Mazur, a career counselor at Career Moves, a...
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An Improved Series of Financial Classes for TANF

The Issue: How to make TANF financial classes more approachable and effective. Who: Sonya McDaniel, CFLE, is an extension educator who focuses on family and consumer science in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. What: McDaniel runs a series of financial classes for...
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