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LifeSavers and your family

LifeSavers takes a whole community approach to financial education, recognising that both parents and teachers have a vital role to play in children’s financial education. This section offers lots of practical ideas and tips to help you as parents and carers learn about money with your children.

Being able to manage money effectively is one of the most important life skills. Whether we have a lot of money, or very little, we can all make the most of what we’ve got. Children are growing up in an increasingly complex financial world, and will need your help to prepare them for the opportunities and challenges that money brings in life.

Learning about money with your children

As a parent or carer, you are the main influence on how your child behaves with money giving you the best opportunity to help your child learn important financial skills and develop their knowledge and confidence in money matters.

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Top tips!

Here are some practical ideas and activities that you can do at home with your children to support their learning in money matters.

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Talk to your school

Find out if your child’s school teaches money management and encourage them to take part in LifeSavers!

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