The right credit card can help your child get on a smart financial path.
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Learning about money and credit is a big part of growing up, and parents can take certain steps to teach their kids about personal finance. Kids can start learning about money at an early age with a standard piggy bank, then gradually progress to using a checking account. One smart strategy is to have your child start building credit about a year