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Canadian kids need to learn about debt and financial literacy: expert

WATCH ABOVE: A recent survey found more than half of Canadians are a couple hundred dollars away from not being able to pay their bills.

Preparing students for college

Can they stay within a budget? Do they know how to live within their income? Have them track their spending for one week. Many college students spend more than $20 a week on drinks between classes.

OU MoneyCoach program personalizes financial help

In addition, students will receive some tips and assistance on basic money management. This includes topics like creating and living on a budget, how to build credit and what goes into a credit score.

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10:30-11:30 a.m. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Powder Mill Road, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel. 301-497-5887. Free; registration required.

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Reading Makes Cents Ages 5-12 will learn basic money management skills, including how to save, and borrowing and lending money.