Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Financial Literacy Programs Targeted on Pre-School Children: Development and Evaluation

This review of financial literacy programs for preschool-age children finds they tend to concentrate on concrete lessons without consideration of underlying concepts to be taught. They also do not consider the cognitive ability of children to grasp the concepts, nor the behavior and timing of
behaviors that financial literacy educators seek to improve.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2009-009
  • Author(s): Karen Holden, Charles Kalish, Laura Scheinholtz, Deanna Dietrich, and Beatriz Novak