Teaching Money Skills to Your Family and Community

Teaching Money Skills to Your Family and Community

Teaching money skills is something many people can do. That’s what this episode is about, how to teach money skills to your family and community and the resources you can use to do it. My guest today, Rhonda Ashburn shares how military families can teach their children and communities about personal finance, tips to get your family interested in learning personal finance, and how their education curriculum can help. Rhonda is a milspouse who leads the American Financial Services Association Education Foundation (AFSAEF). Their mission is to educate consumers of all ages on personal finance concepts and help them realize the benefits of responsible money management through their free financial literacy education curriculum MoneySKILL. To date, nearly 1.3 million users have enrolled in the program, comprised of 37 different modules.


Sponsorship of the Military Money Show is provided by Navy Federal Credit Union. The holidays have passed. It’s time to get focused on your finances for the New Year. Navy Federal Credit Union offers multiple savings and investing options to help you get closer to your financial goals. Their digital tools and educational resources can help guide your decisions. Plus with Navy Fed, you can automate your savings and investing, putting your money to work for you while you sleep. You can learn more at navyfederal.org

Teaching Money Skills Episode Details

  • Mission of the American Financial Services Association Education Foundation
  • The MoneySKILL program
  • Tools for teachers and parents
  • Setting the stage for financial education
  • Using MoneySKILL with adults
  • How to get started with MoneySKILL
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Teaching Money Skills Resources

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