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Home and Money 


Captain CashCaptain Cash is a money management curriculum intended for third grade students.  The curriculum is benig offered statewide and meets Academic Standards for third grade.  Students participating in this program will learn personal money management skills through lessons related to the following financial topics: earning, saving, spending, and borrowing.  This program is intended as a four-part series and also includes a parent letter for each session.  The following are the messages for the program:

* The more you learn, the more you earn.
* Every payday, save some cash away.
* There is an end to what you can spend.
* For a happy tomorrow, be wise when you borrow.


Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information regarding Home & Money:

Health and Human Sciences Extension - Provides educational programs that increase knowledge, influence attitudes, teach skills, inspire aspirations and change behaviors.

Money on Your Mind - Resources and links to web sites.

Power Pay - Debt repayment program for repaying debts and for spending plan help.