Developing financial capability—the ability to make wise decisions about using and managing money—is an important part of preparing for the transition to adulthood. Families have an important role to play in young people’s development of financial capability. Financial knowledge and habits developed in the teen and young adult years can have a lasting impact on their future.

This brief from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD) provides suggestions and resources on how families can talk with youth about money and assist them in learning and practicing financial management skills through their interactions at home.

RAISE logo This resource was reviewed by members of the RAISE Advisory Partnership (RAP) and determined to be of “High Quality, High Relevance, High Usefulness” to Parent Centers.  RAISE Center is a CPIR partner working with the seven (7) RSA-funded Parent Training & Information Centers to develop and disseminate information and resources that increase their capacity to serve youth and young adults with disabilities and their families. Link to RAISE Center for more Transition-related information.