Yesterday I spoke on the phone with a wonderful man by the name of Sam Renick. His site, www.itsahabit.com helps to teach children about good habits when it comes to money and saving. I spoke with him about a possible partnership where we could teach children about scams and fraud. My thought is that you need to teach the next generation about these issues so that they can have the tools to better protect themselves when they are out on their own. How does scam and fraud education tie into financial education? Well, once you have your money in your wallet/pocket/bank account, you have to know about scams and fraud otherwise the scammers will try to take that money from you. Now I just have to figure out how to take this idea down to a young child’s level. I need a good saying, like the old fire safety “Stop, Drop and Roll” that kids can remember and relate to . . . and then Sammy Rabbit and Scam Victims United can bring this message to the kids.
Please check out Sam Renick’s site.
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The It’s a Habit! Company, Inc.
Award Winning Financial Education Products & Programs Since 2001