Common Cents

Money is a part of life. Your kids pick up money habits earlier than you think. From saving and spending, to credit and interest, here are a few financial literacy basics to help your kid gain some “common cents” at every age. Thanks to our experts Dr. Shari Sevier, Jennifer Miller, Bon Crowder, and Michele Borba for their advice, and a special thanks to NBC News Education Correspondent Rehema Ellis for voicing this series.

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