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T. Rowe Price's Renee Christoff Says Teaching Financial Concepts to Kids Is More Important Than Ever Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Renee Christoff, head of Global Associate Engagement + Corporate Responsibility at T. Rowe Price

This past year has shown us anything can happen, and nothing is certain. Globally, employees experienced a myriad of challenges, especially employees with kids in their lives, as they likely wore multiple hats including teacher, chef, and Zoom technician.

While this past year has brought a global health crisis, there has also been an economic crisis. As many families continue to navigate financial hardship, having money conversations with kids is even more important.   

How to Make Financial Well-being a Priority in Uncertain Times

Words by Amy Brown
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Between the economic downturn and COVID-19, consumers are under immense financial pressure at a time when it’s more important than ever to think about saving money and planning for a stronger, post-pandemic recovery. Even amid such great uncertainty, there are still ways to save, get control of debt and credit, and boost financial well-being.

Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day Across Canada

The ninth annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – showcases the importance of having 'money talks' with kids, particularly during the financial and mental stresses brought on by COVID-19
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TORONTO, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Talking with kids about money to improve financial literacy is increasingly important, not only for Canada's young people, but also for the future financial health of individuals, families, communities and the country and today is Talk With Your Kids About Money Day.

Making Financial Literacy Accessible to All With No-Cost Resources From Discovery Education

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How much students understand finance largely influences their ability to make smart financial decisions in the future, according to research from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Simply put, the more you know about finances and managing money, the better you’ll be at it.

Truist Foundation Awards FIU's College of Business $1.7 Million to Expand Financial Literacy Program

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MIAMI, February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Truist Foundation has awarded a $1.7 million grant to Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) to expand the reach of a high school financial literacy program to school systems across the U.S.

VolunteerMatch and Newwave Foundation Launch “Money Talk$” Financial Empowerment Educational Series for BIPOC Youth

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OAKLAND, Calif., February 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ — VolunteerMatch and Newwave Foundation are pleased to announce the launch of their new financial literacy educational series, “Money Talk$”.

How Is COVID-19 Impacting Education for Children From Multilingual Communities?

A Cisco grantee since 2018, TalkingPoints is using innovative technology to improve student learning outcomes in multilingual, diverse, and underserved communities.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

Tools Connecting High Schoolers to Financial Success

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Research from the U.S. Treasury Department implies that educating students about smart financial decisions is as critical as ever: only 1 out of 6 students currently have the baseline of economic knowledge they need to be successful long-term. 

International Paper Sponsor of New JA Colonial Group Discovery Center in Savannah

International Paper commits $100,000 in funding for the development of the JA Colonial Group Discovery Center of Savannah
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SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/– Junior Achievement of Georgia (JA) is proud to announce a gift of $100,000 to the capital campaign of the JA Colonial Group Discovery Center of Savannah. Their commitment will fund the renovation and launch of the facility on the Armstrong campus.

7 Free Resources to Maximize STEM Project-Based Learning

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Thinking about science class, many recall Bunsen burners, charts, and experiments. In the new digital learning age, fostering scientific inquiry through STEM studies means trying new things. Applying the logic of the scientific method to teaching kids requires empowering educators with ready-to-use resources and ideas that don’t require too much lift. 

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