Introduction to Finance for Kids and Teens
This video explains the concept of finance in a simple, concise way for kids and beginners. It could be used by kids & teens to learn about the world of personal finance, or used as a money & personal finance resource by parents and teachers as part of a Financial Literacy course or K-12 curriculum.
Suitable for students from grade levels:
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- High School
The topics covered are:
Howdy Wall Street Willy! I have one really big question for you.
What is finance anyways?
Finance is the world of money – earning, spending, saving and investing it. It’s really cool and large.
Its complicated, so I’ll teach you in little steps.
Is buying a house part of finance?
Yes it is. Great question!
Is a bank account that I have part of finance?
Yes, you are correct – a bank account is part of finance. Very good questions!
Is my piggy bank part of finance? It is so big, it has one Dollar and 21 cents in it! It took me one year to make that much money.
Sadly, it isn’t a part of finance. But you sure do have a lot of money in your piggy bank!
Is the stock market part of finance?
Yes it is – the stock market is part of finance! You are on a roll with good questions!
The stock market, a bank account, buying a house and everything else – it’s so big!
How am I supposed to learn about it?
Don’t worry, I’m here for you!
That’s why we are going to meet once a week to discuss the basic concepts of finance.
That way, you’ll never forget, and you’ll learn what I did over the course of many years at my finance school.
Remember, finance is your friend!
Video Featured in the Below Financial Literacy Course for Kids & Teens
Download Transcript: Ideal for Use by Teachers in their Lesson Plan to Teach Kids & Teens
Podcast: What is Finance?
Fun, informative and concise episodes by a 10-year old, breaking down complex financial concepts in a way that kids and beginners can understand. Episodes cover personal finance topics like saving, investing, banking, credit cards, insurance, real estate, mortgage, retirement planning, 401k, stocks, bonds, income tax, and more, and are in the form of a conversation between a cowboy (a finance novice) and his friend, a stock broker. Making finance your friend, only at Easy Peasy Finance.
A little bit about me: I have been fascinated with the world of personal finance since I was 6! I love to read personal finance books, and keep myself updated on the latest by reading various personal finance magazines. My friends often ask me questions about finance because they find it complex and intimidating. That’s what inspired me to start my YouTube channel called Easy Peasy Finance when I was 8, and this podcast 2 years later.
All you need to know about finance: What is Finance, is buying a house, the stock market and opening a savings account part of finance, etc.
Show notes and transcript at: https://easypeasyfinance.com/what-is-finance/
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