June 2018
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Teach Children to Save
Congressman Cleaver visits classrooms

Central Bank of KC visited 7 urban classrooms with a fun lesson about saving, as part of Money Smart KC and Teach Children to Save. The first and second graders were excited to hear the stories we read about saving money like The Berenstain Bears Trouble with Money and Start Saving Henry. We visited both 1st and 2nd grade classrooms at Scuola Vita Nuova, one classroom at Garfield Elementary, as well as two 2nd grade classes at Phillips@Attucks. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver visited that session at Phillips@Attucks and really connected with the 40 students.

Shark Tank 2018
4th Annual High School Competition

The 4th Annual Shark Tank competition was held at the Money Smart KC Live Luncheon on May 8th at the Federal Reserve Bank of KC. For Central Bank’s Shark Tank Competition, ten teams participated from four area high schools (40 students): Lincoln College Prep, Southeast High School, Raytown South High School and Blue Valley CAPS. (Click on the full story to see the 1st and 2nd place winners)

Building Your Teen’s Credit Score
Start building your teen’s credit before they even move out

When your teen finally takes the big leap and moves out of the house, they’re going to need a solid credit score for a lot of life steps: renting an apartment, getting a loan or finding a good deal on insurance. For that reason, it’s important that teens build up their credit scores before they move out.

Should You Maintain Separate Accounts When You Get Married?
How you and your spouse can best manage your money

Joining your now-spouse in matrimony strengthens your relationship and confirms a lifetime commitment. It also comes with a fair amount of effort, not just in terms of making sure that your partnership will stand the test of time, but in terms of adapting your lifestyle to the legal changes in your relationship status.

Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake
A sweet, indulgent bake that’s a cinch to make

Everyone loves to bite into a warm, gooey dessert after dinner, but making such a dessert can take …

5 Ways to Repurpose Old T-shirts
Give your old T-shirts new life with these projects

If you’re the sort who doesn’t want to simply toss out the shirts you’ve accumulated over time, …

The Importance of Scheduled Maintenance for Your Car
Following your vehicle’s maintenance schedule: a financially savvy habit

Informing yourself about your vehicle’s needs is a habit that pays dividends in the long term. By …
Small Businesses You Can Start With Little Capital
Becoming a business owner doesn’t have to require huge capital investment

If you’ve ever dreamt of owning your own business, you probably stopped dreaming the second you …
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