Through role-playing and hands on activities, the program helps teach students about the importance of having a budget and managing their personal finances. In the words of just about everyone I interviewed, there are a lot "a ha" moments as the students begin to understand how much effort it takes to keep a budget and prioritize needs before wants. The students told me that after going through the program, they had a new appreciation for the financial providers in their own lives. They also told me that, "kids are expensive."
You can catch a repeat of last week's episode Saturday morning at 5:30 a.m. on NJTV or watch it online.
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