Have you talked with your student about a budget? Children of all ages will benefit from a conversation about creating a budget, handling money, and saving for their future. Communicating your families plan is a great way to start, consider using online games to make it fun, working together with your child to create a budget that establishes financial awareness will assist them to be fiscally responsible in their future. The ability to manage their finances is a life skill and part of learning executive function.
- Executive function – a set of cognitive processes used to plan, focus attention, remember information, and juggle multiple tasks successfully.
- Financial habits and norms – the values, standards, routine practices, and rules of thumb used to routinely to navigate day-to-day financial life.
- Financial knowledge and decision-making skills – familiarity with financial facts and concepts, and the ability to do financial research and make conscious and intentional financial choices. 
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