When it comes to money, being aware of income and expenses is key, according to Giovanis Montero, community outreach assistant for the Greater Nevada Credit Union.
"Why do we want to have a budget?" she asked. "You want to take control of your finances."
She laid out steps to achieving that control during a Money Matters workshop for youth at the Carson City Library on Wednesday evening.
"We think it's really good to get off on the right foot in money matters," she said. "We need to give them the tools while they're young that they can use to help …