Survey finds that 83% of parents participate in at least one promotional shopping day
November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price’s 2017 Parents Kids & Money Survey, which sampled parents of 8 to 14 year olds nationally and their kids, found that 72% of the parents surveyed set a specific budget for holiday spending, yet 58% of the parents surveyed agree that they spend more money during the holidays than they intended.
After learning about the investment at a Wells Fargo Advisors' Family Finance Night, Jesse Swanagan, a single father in St. Louis, is using a 529 college savings account to ensure his son will escape poverty and achieve something he wasn’t able to: a college degree. (You-Tube video: 3 minutes)
FSR member companies strengthened their local communities by supporting over a million volunteer projects, donating over $1.1 billion dollars for the second year in a row, volunteering nearly 8 million hours, and completing close to 700,000 financial literacy projects.
The recipients of FSR’s 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Awards are:
One of the most important tasks for parents to tackle while raising kids is ensuring that they have a proper understanding of how money works—how to earn it, save it, spend it, borrow it, and invest it. Teaching kids about money sets them on the right path to be responsible with it when they grow into adults.
Where should you start when it comes to teaching your kids about money? T. Rowe Price believes it’s best to begin with the basics and, in this case, that means vocabulary.
New Classroom Mode helps teachers and parents build kids’ financial capabilities by focusing on key learning opportunities and tracking progress
May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has launched a Teacher Edition of the Star Banks Adventure game, a free app and online experience designed to teach kids financial concepts while having fun. The game was designed with a tile-matching concept to engage kids quickly and to reinforce the financial concepts embedded within the game.