Mobile Money Apps: Tech Helps Teach Kids to Save
Even the iconic piggy bank is getting a digital makeover. Feeding the piggy has long been a down-homey, tried-and-true way to teach kids how to save money. Now, these lessons increasingly can be found on smartphones and mobile money apps designed specifically for children. And why not? The average age for kids to get their first smartphone is about 10, according to research firm Influence Central, so money apps connect with kids in their comfort zone. Read more.