Talking to Military Kids About Money

The Personal Finance concentration group of the Military Families Learning Network will present a web conference for personal financial management professionals, as well as other professionals, working with military families on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m. AFC and CHC-credentialed financial professionals are eligible to receive 1.5 AFCPE CEUs from this 90-minute presentation.

Anita McKinney and Dr. Kate Fogarty will present this session on teaching children financial skills.

McKinney is a faculty member with the University of Florida IFAS. She teaches basic financial literacy topics for clients of social service agencies, conducts worksite educational programs, trains social service employees to work with clients on money issues and organizes mentors and volunteers for a Master Money Mentors program.

Dr. Kate Fogarty works with Florida Extension / 4-H and has a teaching appointment at the University of Florida’s Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences. Her experience includes program implementation and evaluation of youth leadership and character education programs.

This presentation will help PFMs working with military parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles understand developmentally appropriate ways to create daily conversations about money with their child by:
• Modeling good financial habits and attitudes.
• Providing opportunities to help children practice financial skills.

Selected research articles and online resources have been identified to enhance this web conference for participants. These readings can be found here.

Instructions on how to get the credits will be given at the end of the web presentation.

Please join the session by clicking here a few minutes before 2:30 p.m. on the 23rd.

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