Sunday, October 25, 2009
Financial games: It can pay to play
Posted by: Nicole Nelson
Written by:Eileen Ambrose
One of the big hurdles to teaching personal finance to children and young adults is how to do so without boring or confusing them with talk of compound interest and annual percentage rates.
Now, there's a growing effort to reach kids on their own turf: online games.
More than 70 percent of people play some form of games, a percentage far higher among teens. Gaming experts see this as an opportunity to pack critical lessons into a fun activity.
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