Financial literacy round up

In honor of Financial Literacy Month, Blogging for Change is focusing on financial literacy topics, but I’m not the only one celebrating Financial Literacy Month! Following are a few financial literacy related posts from some of my favorite personal finance bloggers.

About.com contributor Jeremy (from highlights Financial Literacy Month.

Bargain Babe talks about going without credit.

BeingFrugal discusses the importance of financial literacy.

Consumerism Commentary interviewed our very own Cate Williams for a podcast on kids and money.

The Digerati Life asks a CFP to answer the question: how do you get a financial education?

Frugal Dad has advice to help parents teach their children about money.

iMoneyCoach explains ways to generate alternate income.

Keith Reed’s Money Corner offers a list of links to Financial Literacy Month sites and other programs that are focused on personal finance education.

Little People Wealth explains how a Certificate of Deposit (CD) works.

me in millions answers the reader question “How can you be so conscious of your spending with such a comfortable net worth?”

ptMoney suggests 10 opportunities for teaching kids about money.

Smart401k talks about what visiting the Federal Reserve can teach you about saving.

Steadfast Finances presents 10 signs that you have a debt avoidance problem.

Weakonomics covers how to give your kid an allowance.

If you’ve recently written a financial literacy-related post that I’ve missed, please feel free to add it to the list by leaving a comment.

Kim McGrigg is the former Manager of Community and Media Relations for MMI.

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