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Games About Money

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What better way to learn than by having fun?

The games in this list will help you and your family put some of the ideas and goals in this book into practice in a relaxing and fun environment.

We have provided links to where you can find these games online, mostly in the Amazon or iTunes Stores, but also a couple of exclusive online venues for hard-to-find games.


Acquire 

Players invest in companies and their businesses grow and merge (ages 12+)

Publisher: Wizards of the Coast, Hasbro, and Avalon Hill

Where to Buy: Board Game: US Amazon

Careers

Players make choices to gain personal success (ages 8+)

Publisher: Winning Moves

Where to Buy: Board Game: US Amazon

The Game of Life

Learn to dodge bad luck and make some money. Money is earned by doing good deeds, helping the community, or taking a break (ages 10+)

Publisher: Hasbro/Winning Moves

Where to Buy: Board Game: US Amazon; iPad: US iTunes StoreCanadian iTunes Store; iPhone: US iTunes Store, Canadian iTunes Store

Making Cents Money Game

Teaches basic money skills. Children answer money questions and learn the value of each coin, how to count, and about gaining and losing money (ages 5-8)

Publisher: Lakeshore Learning (out of publication)

Where to Buy: Only available now as a Used Market item, so try eBay or Amazon; we think it’s worth the trouble!

Monopoly

This classic board game teaches children about investments through buying and selling of property. Children also learn the value of money and about negotiating (ages 8+)

Publisher: Hasbro

Where to Buy: Board Game: Amazon US; iPad: Canadian iTunes Store; iPhone: Canadian iTunes Store

Payday

A family game that makes family finances fun. Teaches children about the costs of running a household (ages 8+)

Publisher: Hasbro/Winning Moves

Where to Buy: Board Game: Amazon US

Risk

Classic game of military engagement and world domination. Teaches about calculated risks. Helpful for learning about risk-taking versus playing it safe (just like the stock market versus savings accounts) (ages 10+)

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Where to Buy: Board Game: Amazon US; iPad: US iTunes Store; iTunes Canada Store; iPhone: US iTunes Store; iTunes Canada Store

Stock Ticker

The object of the game is to buy and sell stocks and to earn more money than the other players (ages 9+)

Publisher: Copp Clark Publishing

Where to Buy: Only available now as a Used Market item, so try eBay or Amazon; we think it’s worth the trouble!