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How to Talk to Kids About Money

How Not to Let Hidden Costs Turn You Into the Bank of Mom and Dad

LearnVest | Posted 05.25.2015 | Parents
LearnVest

Both parents and children often don't realize that they need to rein in that spending until it's too late.

'I've Raised Financially Positive Teens -- and I'm Proud of It

LearnVest | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents
LearnVest

You can't just sit your teen down for a talk and expect it all to instantly sink in. The trick is to find creative, experiential strategies that can help instill them with the financial savvy and optimism that'll serve them well as adults.

7 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money This Summer

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents
Steve Siebold

The most financially aware parents teach their children that it's right to want to be rich, and it's also possible for anyone who thinks big.

How to Raise Investment-Savvy Children

LearnVest | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
LearnVest

We play a game at restaurants where we never turn over the bill until all three of us independently guess the total. Trent loves it because he tries to win every time. That's just another thing we do to show him what things really cost.

3 Top Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

KnowMore TV | Posted 01.04.2015 | Parents
KnowMore TV

Wouldn't you rather your children learn valuable lessons about spending too much for a junky toy now than wait and have them learn them as adults when the rent check bounces?

5 Super Simple Money Lessons to Teach Kids of All Ages

Beth Kobliner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Beth Kobliner

At a recent parent gathering, in between sips of chardonnay, I casually mentioned that I'm working on a new book, Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even I...

How to Talk to Kids About Money

Neale Godfrey | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

You have to talk to your kids about money from a very early age, as this is when good habits start to form. Make sure that your kids come into contact with money, learn where it comes from and understand how it is used.

Allowance and Kids: What Parents Should Think About

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

It wouldn't occur to me to give a kindergartener an allowance. Which illustrates an important point about allowances: every family does them differently.