Smashing piggy banks- saving in the digital age

Remember your piggy bank growing up? The thrill of smashing it open to reveal all your hard earned coins?

Piggy banks used to be the way kids learnt financial responsibility. But how do you teach children about money from just a number on a screen?

It’s global Money Week and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, or ASIC, has released practical tips and trips for parents and educators that will help children develop good money habits as they grow up in the digital age.

Story features: Miles Larbey, Senior Executive Leader – Financial Literacy, Australian Securities and Investments Commission ( ASIC)

Image: ‘Piggy Bank’ by Jamie Anderson on Flickr 

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