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New Curriculum Helps Children Learn Sound Financial Habits

April 18, 2019, 10:07 am | Cynthia Needles Fletcher, Laura Sternweis
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Children are more likely to build money management skills and develop sound financial habits when what they learn at school is reinforced at home. A new curriculum from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps teachers and parents work together to increase financial literacy in Iowa youth Read more about New Curriculum Helps Children Learn Sound Financial Habits

Help Children Become Independent, Resolve Conflict

April 10, 2019, 9:05 am | Barbara Dunn Swanson, Laura Sternweis
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One of the goals many parents have for their children is to watch them grow into independent young people. However, independence brings its own set of challenges, says Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Read more about Help Children Become Independent, Resolve Conflict

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Understand Unit Price with Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Video and App

March 19, 2019, 8:42 am | Jody Gatewood, Laura Sternweis
Spend Smart Eat Smart app on phone.

Which bag of carrots is the better buy: baby carrots or full size, a one-pound bag or two? "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." from ISU Extension and Outreach has a free app to help you calculate the unit price and get the best deal for your family. Read more about Understand Unit Price with Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Video and App

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