Kids.gov Pinterest Has It All!
While there are plenty of useful resources out there on the internet, sometimes locating all the helpful ones can be a tedious task. With the Kids.gov Pinterest boards, you know you are always getting safe, fun and useful government information on a wide variety of topics. Parents . . . → Read More: Kids.gov on Pinterest!
Summer – that magical season where kids are home all day and parents have to find unique, fun ways to keep them entertained.
From The Mint
Below are a few ideas that combine quality time with opportunities to reinforce important lessons about money smarts.
1. Grocery Game Show
Turn your next shopping trip into a competition. Tell the kids what . . . → Read More: The Mint: Summer is for Saving
FTC’s Second Kids’ App Report Finds Little Progress in Addressing Privacy Concerns Surrounding Mobile Applications for Children
Kids’ Data Still Collected, Shared without Parents’ Knowledge, Consent
The Federal Trade Commission issued a new staff report, “Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade,” examining the privacy disclosures and practices of apps offered for children in the . . . → Read More: FTC’s Second Kids’ App Report Finds Little Progress in Addressing Privacy Concerns Surrounding Mobile Applications for Children
It’s Back-to-School Time: Protecting Kids’ Identities
As back-to-school time approaches, children may be thinking about meeting up with friends to share stories about their summer adventures. But when it comes to personal information, parents and kids need to be careful about sharing too much. These days the casual use of sensitive data (like a Social Security number . . . → Read More: It’s Back-to-School Time: Protecting Kids’ Identities
FTC Advises Parents How to Protect Kids’ Personal Information at SchoolA new school year usually means filling out paperwork like registration forms, health forms, and emergency contact forms, to name a few. The Federal Trade Commission wants parents to know that many school forms require personal and sensitive information that, in the wrong hands, could be . . . → Read More: FTC Advises Parents How to Protect Kids’ Personal Information at School
Safeguarding Your Child Against Identity Theft
FTC Division of Consumer & Business Education
Did you know that a child’s personal information can be stolen from somewhere as ordinary as a school or doctor’s office? In fact, the number of complaints to the FTC about child identity theft is on the rise. An adult may think that “adopting” a . . . → Read More: OnGuardOnline – Safeguarding Your Child Against Identity Theft
Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month – April 2012
The CAFLM Blog will feature a financial literacy program every day in March (and possibly extending into April) to highlight California Financial Literacy Month, April 2012. To feature your financial literacy program, see the CAFLM Blog post dated January 31, 2012.
Today we are highlighting…
Sammy . . . → Read More: Sammy Rabbit and It’s A Habit! – Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month – April 2012
Protect Kids Online
Kids have lots of opportunities for socializing online, but they come with certain risks. Parents can help reduce these risks by talking to kids about making safe, responsible decisions. OnGuardOnline.gov provides information on protecting kids online.
Information about parents’ rights under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Talk to Your Kids
Tips for chatting with . . . → Read More: Protect Kids Online – OnGuardOnline.gov
We Seed is an easy way to learn how to trade in the stock market. We Seed is a virtual stock market designed to encourage people to learn stock trading, without investing any real money. It’s more than a game. We Seed presents a virtual stock exchange where you make virtual trades and invest with “play . . . → Read More: Free Virtual Stock Market Game – We Seed