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No one is born with financial literacy — nor has the time to hit all the books needed to get there. Yet it’s never too late to learn what you need to manage, save, spend and invest your money.

Now, you’ve got access to a personal finance expert that can help you improve your relationship to money: our own Laura Adams.

Laura is a personal finance and small business expert, award-winning author, media spokesperson, PR and marketing consultant, content creator and host of the top-rated Money Girl podcast since 2008.

She’s on a mission to empower everyday Americans to improve their lives by helping them plan for the future and make smart financial decisions every day.

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What’s the best bank account for my preteen daughter? Melinda: January 11, 2023

You can break down kids banking products into three general categories:

  • Kids banking apps such as Greenlight offer features like chores tracking, automated allowances, spending limits for prepaid cards, restricted spending at specific merchants, and ways to teach kids how to spend, save, give and invest wisely.
  • Kids checking accounts are joint accounts a parent or legal guardian owns with a child. Capital One Money is a top recommendation offering loads of benefits, such as goal setting to encourage kids to save, parental controls, spending trackers and auto-pay for allowances.
  • Kids savings accounts are free to open and have no minimum balance requirements. The best kids savings accounts provide rewards, customizable tools and grow with your child.

Laura Adams, MBA, is a nationally recognized personal finance and business expert. She’s an award-winning author with more than 3,000 features in the national broadcast media. Her weekly Money Girl podcast has been downloaded over 40 million times. Now, she’s here to answer your burning money questions.

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