Alright we get it. Learning about personal finance isn't always a good time. Fear no more. With all of these games, learning about personal finance will be like taking a vacation to Disneyland. Alright, maybe not that exciting but they might be better than those lengthy lectures from Mom and Dad. The best part -- you can search by topic or recently posted. Kinda cool, huh?

 

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  • Discover the true cost of credit card interest. You may be surprised…

  • Maneuver Piggy Banks through obstacles and ski your way out of debt while maximizing your savings!

  • DebtTracker Pro helps you stay on top of your finances by providing a simple interface to keep track of your debt. DebtTracker Pro also features the ability to track a payoff plan for your debt. DebtTracker Pro uses the popular debt snowball system. Pick one of the built-in payment strategies or customize your own. You can even add an "extra payment" and see how much money you can save. Once you've decided on a payment strategy, DebtTracker Pro takes care of the rest by automatically showing the recommended payment amount each month for all of your debts. Cost: free. CompatibilityiOS, Android

  • EasyMoney is combines an expense manager, a bill reminder, a checkbook register and a budget planner! EasyMoney expense manager provides a rich, detailed window into your personal finances and daily money management needs.
    Track and manage daily expenses quickly & easily! Business expenses, personal expenses, travel expenses etc can all be managed rapidly using EasyMoney expense manager's simple and intuitive user interface.
    Cost: free. Compatibility: Android

  • Expensify does expense reports that don't suck! They do this by automating your entire expense reporting process. Use their app to sync with your credit cards and bank accounts to track purchases as they happen. They even pull in eReceipts, digital copies of the paper receipts you normally have to carry around, for most purchases under $75.
    Cost: free. CompatibilityAndroid, iOS, Windows, Blackberry

  • FamZoo helps teach good personal finance habits. Set up your own online Virtual Family Bank to manage your allowances, chores, budgets, goals, loans, spending, saving, charitable giving, and much more. Start simple when you are younger, and add sophistication as you mature through your tween and teen years.

    Cost: Free Trial OR $39.99/12 months. Compatibility: Computer, iOS

  • Try your hand at farming… but be aware of potential bad weather that could ruin your crop!

  • This 'Finance World' program has been designed to engage your interest with the exciting theme of spies and missions. The visually stimulating interactive games engage you in fun tests of skill whilst allowing you to gradually build financial understanding - without feeling as though you are actively being 'taught'. The games are supported by 'dossiers' (fact sheets) with information about all aspects of personal finance in straightforward, age-appropriate language; together with a glossary explaining financial terms, and case studies that show how the information is relevant to real life.

  • Give your financial knowledge a workout with the the latest version of Financial Football, a fast-paced, NFL-themed video game developed by Visa. Test your money management skills by answering financial questions that allow you to move down the field and score touchdowns. Are you warmed up and ready to compete?
    Cost: free. Compatibility: iOS, Computer

  • Financial Soccer is a fast-paced, multiple-choice question game, testing players' knowledge of financial management skills as they advance down field and try to score goals. Will you choose heads or tails?

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  • Play, save and earn rewards! GoalCard is an app to manage money on Facebook, designed to help you save for and achieve a goal. Link your debit card. Build financial capability. Earn cash back for smart spending, saving and playing.
    Cost: free. 
    Compatibility: computer game via Facebook

  • Enter the fantasy world of Green$treets where you play with a variety of characters, each with their own unique financial and ecological personalities, designed by Tom Hester, creator of Shrek. This app is a revolutionary new way to teach kids ages 5-8 about money and responsibility via fun game play. As kids play, emails are sent to parents, grandparents, educators and other special adults that you designate so you all can share the joy and education as kids.
    Cost: free. Compatibility: iOS