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August 20, 2007

Using Back to School Shopping to Teach Kids Healthy Spending Habits

The average American family spends a whopping $563 every fall on back to school shopping. Lori Hendrickson, a University of Minnesota Extension educator, says this is a prime opportunity to teach children budget basics and encourage responsible spending.

For more information, click here to visit the U of M Extension Youth and Money page

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