The “Money Talks: Should I Be Listening?” curriculum was created to appeal to teenagers and to help increase their financial literacy. This paper analyzes the effectiveness of this curriculum on financial knoweldge and behavior of participants using the series. The findings indicate that using the curriculum improved the financial literacy of high school students. Behavior changed in a positive direction, knowledge improved and students appeared to have responded in ways to make their money go farther. Keywords: children and money, financial curriculum, financial literacy, teen finances

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