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Money Matters


What Is a Debit Card?

You’ve probably seen a parent using a card to pay for groceries, gas, or other items. A debit card is one of the ways to spend money you’ve saved.


Many people find it more convenient to use a debit card to buy items rather than carrying a lot of cash. But it’s important to remember that with a debit card, you are spending real money. You can’t spend more than you have in your bank account.


In today's Money Matters, imagine you are shopping and had $100 to spend. How many sweaters could you buy?


Click HERE to download this activity as a printable PDF.


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