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You'll find this site a handy resource for educating yourself and children of all ages about financial matters. We have a variety of Lesson Plans, Activities, and Tips on many different money topics.

Simply use the menu tabs at the top of the page to navigate through the "Stuff".

Educational Stuff

This section has five separate Lesson Plans, organized for three levels: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced. Print out the Lesson Plans and lead a unit for kids or teens.

Savvy Stuff

Improve your money savvy with these helpful resources. Included are Top 10 Tips, a Financial Terms GlossaryHelpful Links, Recommended Books, and Budget Worksheets for different ages.

Games & Stuff

Learning about money can be fun! Play video games in the Arcade, practice money skills with the Games & Activities, get creative with the Coloring Pages, or find other surprises on the Other Stuff page.

Who is MoneyAndStuff.info?

MoneyAndStuff.info is a free educational resource from the financial experts at Ohio's Credit Unions. We have collected some of the best financial information and lessons available. This site can be used by kids, teens, parents and educators. Learn more.

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Educators can request one of our instructors for a free financial education lesson in your classroom! Our instructors are professional credit union employees in your neighborhood who volunteer to teach kids of all ages about money management. The lessons are age-appropriate and are customized to the time you make available. For more information about in-class instruction or to schedule an instructor, please contact:

ATTN: Laura Busque
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90% of Americans who own pets also buy their animals Christmas gifts.

According to a poll, most people won't pick up money lying on the sidewalk unless it is at least a dollar.

Five percent of lottery ticket buyers buy 51% of all tickets sold.

People leave bigger tips on sunny days than they do on dreary days.

A typical $1 bill lasts about 22 months before it needs to be replaced.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing produces 38 million notes a day (about $541 million). 95% of that is used to replace old bills.

About 48% of the bills printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing are $1 bills.

Martha Washington is the only woman whose portrait has appeared on a U.S. currency note (a $1 Silver Certificate in 1886, 1891 & 1896).

If you had one billion dollars and spent $1,000 a day, it would take you 2,749 years to spend it all.

A Quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, one more than a dime.

There is a tiny "spider" hidden in the top right corner on the front of a one dollar bill (on the shield of the "1").

"Novus Ordo Seclorum" - the Latin phrase shown below the pyramid on the one dollar bill - means "New Order of The Ages".

Coins usually survive in circulation for about 30 years.

A nickel is the only U.S. coin that is called by its metal content, even though it is only 25 percent nickel (the rest is copper).