Treasuring Our Money

What does a treasurer do? Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce explains her work.  It’s more than just collecting property taxes. Find out how a government treasurer’s work i

mpacts every person in the district, including kids.

Also John Lanza, author of The Art of Allowance, explains how kids can be treasurers for themselves, and how parents can help. Find out how much kids should be saving, spending and sharing and how simple tools like clear glass jars can help kids develop money smart management to last a lifetime.

With music by the Okee Dokee Brothers, Chris Ligon, Groove Armada, Dan Zanes & Friends, The Mama Doni Band and the Maccabeats.


Curriculum resources:

Video by Bernalillo County Treasurer’s Office: Your Money Matters: Episode 1

About Nancy Bearce

Kids learn about money management with many tools and videos by The Money Mammals

Parents: learn about John Lanza’s The Art Of Allowance


About the Author

Katie Stone

Katie Stone is the executive director and producer of The Children's Hour radio show and podcast. She started in radio when she was 15 years years old and believes that kids need to have a voice in broadcast media. Katie lives on a small solar powered farm in Albuquerque, New Mexico raising animals, food and kids with her husband.