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2011-07-13 12:59:00

BALTIMORE, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As another fun way to teach kids basic money lessons, T. Rowe Price has introduced The Great Piggy Bank Adventure financial education activity book. This free activity book, entitled "Journey to Your Dream Goal," uses puzzles, games, and tricky challenges to guide kids through the process of making smart financial decisions. Along the way it helps kids become "finance smarty pants" by teaching them key lessons on the power of setting financial...

2010-04-27 09:28:00

BALTIMORE, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the second annual T. Rowe Price Parents, Kids & Money Survey, 65 percent of kids are approaching their parents to discuss money issues. In addition, 48 percent of parents indicate that compared to a year ago they are having more conversations with their children about money and the basics of saving vs. spending, while only five percent are having fewer such conversations. However, the survey also reveals that these conversations may not...

2009-07-21 09:16:00

BALTIMORE, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- School is out and parents' report cards are in... According to the T. Rowe Price Parents, Kids & Money Survey, parents on average grade themselves a B- when it comes to their total understanding of basic saving and investing concepts such as setting goals, the importance of saving, spending smartly, inflation, and diversification. The study of 504 moms and dads nationwide also revealed that 60 percent of parents feel that financial...

2009-05-19 09:30:00

Interactive Experience at INNOVENTIONS and Online Virtual Board Game Offer Key Financial Lessons, Provide 'Teachable Moments' to Empower Parents to Discuss Saving and Investing Principles BALTIMORE, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- T. Rowe Price, in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online, today launched The Great Piggy Bank Adventure(SM) -- two interactive financial education and entertainment experiences that offer lessons on the key financial...

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