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The observance of National Retirement Planning Week, April 8-12, and Financial Literacy Month each April provides an excellent opportunity to consider how we empower younger generations to make sound financial decisions.

In many families, money is considered a topic “too adult” for kids. But, young people learn by seeing and doing, so why are we keeping so many everyday money lessons from them, like avoiding debt and saving for the future? This must change immediately if future generations are to avoid the financial uncertainty so many Americans face today.

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