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A New Board Game Imparts Credit Lessons

Nikko Grant's Credit Scores board game.Grant made it his mission to change that situation by educating more students about credit through a board game he invented. Called “Credit Scores, ” the two- to four-player game involves navigating a board filled with credit-related details with the help of a dice. Players start with a mid-level credit score of 620 and gain or lose points depending on where they land. The first player to reach the impressive credit score of 740 wins the game. (As of this writing, Grant has raised about $280 of his desired $25, 000.)

Grant came up with the idea for the game on a family trip to Disney World. “As I was seeing kids playing around, it hit me that everyone likes to have fun, especially when you’re a kid. A light bulb went off and I thought, ‘I think I can make this thing about credit scores in a fun way.’”After his family finished with the rides for the day, he stayed up sketching out his idea for the game. He has spent about , 000 of his own money developing it, including working with professional graphic designers and manufacturers.

Nikko GrantJohn Ulzheimer, a credit expert and president of consumer education at, says games like “Credit Scores" can be great for exposing young people to concepts related to credit and borrowing early on. “I also like the idea of teaching young people that credit is a tool, rather than that credit and banks are the enemy, ” he says. Anything that helps parents engage with their kids around personal finance topics can lead to useful conversations and can also serve to help educate adults more, too.

John C. Linfield, executive director of the Institute for Financial Literacy, which gives awards for the best financial literacy products each year, says he looks for games that are fast-moving and enjoyable, so the content is easily digested before participants get bored. “It’s like trying to get your toddler to eat brussel sprouts. You have to make it fun, ” he says.

After reviewing the “Credit Scores” board game on its Kickstarter page, Linfield gave it high marks for family involvement, since it’s designed to be played around the table by a family, which can lead to a useful discussion about credit and how credit scores work. “The interactivity also gives an opportunity to use it as a catalyst for other conversations about finances, ” he says.

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Who invented board games?

It was in 1303 the board games where invented. they where invented buy George Washinton. he was 3 years of age

My kids and I have been inventing board games and we're getting more sophisticated, how can i market them?

Well first of all you need to develop a business plan, which will help you with all the questions you have right now.
The business plan will direct your efforts to research those answers you're seeking, also will show you if your board has probabilities ( Good or Bad ) of selling your product.
I don't have the link for a tutorial web page that will help you devise your business plan, if you contact me this monday by yahoo, with pleasure I'll give you the web site ( Because I have it in my office ;p ).

Why was clue the board game invented?

Clue was invented as "Cluedo" in the United Kingdom in 1944. The game's original title is a ploy on Clue, (it's technical title) and Ludo, a game with a similar dice play strategy. It was invented as a way to pass the time with friends while waiting out air raid drills in underground bunkers and shelters. Nonetheless, it has remained a popular game.

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