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

An innovative financial education curriculum, emphasizing money psychology and behavioral economics, assists teens in arranging personal finances and relationships.

April 19, 2012 (Press Release) –Money Habitudes: How To Be Rich in Life & Love wins the EIFLE Award for Children’s Education Program of the Year. This week’s Annual Conference on Financial Education, held in Orlando, presented awards.

The Institute for Financial Literacy bestows the EIFLE financial education award. It Recognizes the Creativity and commitment, of those who support financial education. The Money Habitudes curriculum introduces teens to the human and emotional side of money and relationships. With a behavioral economics approach, the teen financial education program is an important precursor to financial literacy courses. The curriculum helps teens recognize financial patterns, understand their impact on goals and relationships, and use self-evaluation for success.

Kay Reed, Executive Director of The Dibble Institute, is honored for their financial recognition by the Institute for Financial Literacy, highlighting money’s vital role in teens’ relationships and lifelong financial habits.

“How To Be Rich in Life & Love” includes a teacher guide, student workbook, CD, posters, and foundational Money Habitudes cards. Launched in 2003, these versatile cards serve as a hands-on teaching tool and fun financial icebreaker. Widely used in programs covering financial education, asset building, life skills, marriage and relationship education, financial planning, and career counseling. They serve as a versatile tool suitable for adults, young adults, high school teens, and Spanish speakers.

Syble Solomon, the creator of Money Habitudes, aimed to make money discussions enjoyable and help individuals understand their money type without judgment. Partnering with The Dibble Institute to help teens learn about money and its impact on relationships has been rewarding.