Finance is Fun: The Centsables

Updated 8 months ago

Learning about money in a fun way makes learning easy for everyone. A new production is available for parents and teachers to use for kids ages 6-12.http://centsables.com/ The Centsables is a web site and cartoon series that is licensed to banks and other financial institutions in a complete form, but available to everyone in a limited form.Under the Lessons tab there are images of books that are narrated by different characters of The Centsables: The 411 on Money, How Kids Earn Money, Growing Your Money and Taking Stock of the Market. The books may have limited availability.Glossary tab explains assets and APR and tax credits and wills and many other words such as tips and welfare.Under the Comics tab they have three issues presently available. Activities- There are seven games available. The checker game you can play with another person or you can play against a villain. The game has nothing to do with money but strengthens your connection to the web site and the characters. I was losing to the villains immediately.Under the Activities tab they have online coloring pages of The Centsables, and four word searches games involving banking terms famous Americans and currency, with available answer keysUnder the Theatre tab, the web site will direct you to the YouTube channel with 15 second PSAs and the 19 minute cartoon explaining for only a few seconds of the show the FDIC insurance that protects banks in a robbery.This is not going to provide in-depth info for kids on money. But it compliments other activity and at least promotes discussion with a parent or teacher and kids.Disclosure:Only securities and advisory services offered through Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC. Wall Street Financial Group, Inc. and Norumbega Financial are separate entities, independently owned and operated. CR 8744


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