Virtual Reading Provides Resource for Families, Children
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 30, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman has created a virtual reading for children in recognition of Financial Literacy Month.
“It’s Team Kentucky’s goal to produce financial literacy resources for students and Kentuckians providing help to improve the longevity of Kentuckians’ lives, while also strengthening Kentucky’s economy,” Lt. Gov. Coleman said. The lieutenant governor also serves as Secretary of the Cabinet for Education and Workforce Development.
In support of this goal, Lt. Gov. Coleman offers a virtual reading of The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money. This children’s classic is geared toward readers age 3 to 7 years. The video is appropriate for use by parents or teachers in preschool through second grade. The story provides a good starting point for discussing money with children.
What: Financial Literacy Month Virtual Reading: The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money
When: April 30, 2021
Who: Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions & Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition
Where: Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQQgfxwIHBs
Gov. Andy Beshear recently proclaimed April as Financial Literacy Month, in cooperation with the Department of Financial Institutions and the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The Jump$tart Coalition defines financial literacy as “the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage one’s financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial security.”