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James City County “Reality Store” teaches kids how to handle money

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JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. – The James City County Parks and Recreation’s “Reality Store” is teaching kids at a young age how to cover their expenses at an early age.

The store provided simulation exercises to teach children what it takes to buy a car, pay rent and cover expenses.

Participants received fake money, then spent their cash on furniture, utilities, insurance and property tax stations.

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