For many young people, financial literacy is a slip-through-the-cracks kind of subject. It usually isn't taught well in school, and families don't often gather around the dinner table to discuss the distinction between a Roth and a traditional IRA. Still, basic financial literacy includes a number of life skills every parent should introduce to their children before they reach adulthood, and April -- Financial Literacy Month -- is a fitting time to start the process. So how can you make sure your child's financial education doesn't slip through the cracks? With a little effort, you can find a number of opportunities in everyday life to demonstrate important personal finance concepts to your children. These teachable moments for financial literacy are probably most appropriate for students around their junior or senior years of high school, when many of the issues involved are about to become relevant to their lives. Here are seven teachable moments for financial literacy.