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Parents: Time Is Money

Neale Godfrey | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

You have to teach your children to connect their "earning power" and "buying power" to the concept of time. How much time will it take for them to earn enough money to buy those trendy boots they want?

When Do I Start Teaching My Kids About Money? From Jean Chatzky (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

It's never too early to start teaching your kids about money. Money expert Jean Chatzky dropped by Mondays With Marlo this week and explained that you...

Five Positive Money Lessons Parents Are Teaching Their Kids

Neale Godfrey | Posted 05.27.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

The best way to make sure that your kids understand the reality that Money Doesn't Grow On Trees is to put them on an allowance and to teach them how to budget their money.

Allowance on Autopilot

Beth Kobliner | Posted 02.09.2013 | Money
Beth Kobliner

There's a new twist on allowance that has emerged over the past few years: Instead of handing kids a few dollars each week, parents -- and kids! -- can simply visit one of many websites, just as adults manage their own banking online.

Allowance, Modern Family and My Family

Beth Kobliner | Posted 01.27.2013 | Parents
Beth Kobliner

Giving allowance is an American tradition that picked up steam before the start of the 20th century. As there was more stuff for youngsters to buy, child-rearing experts started to tout allowance as a way to instill good spending habits.

At What Age Should A Kid Get An Allowance? From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When is the best time to start teaching kids about finances? Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider, advised that parents should start ...

12 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Money

Lorrie Febus | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Lorrie Febus

Financial Education is worth more than money. Take the time to learn about money; how to manage, invest, and keep it.

Investing in Your Kids for Financial Sake

Lori Mackey | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business
Lori Mackey

Teaching children the power of investing should be mandatory in kindergarten. Why? Because kids have the greatest asset of all... time

No Child Is Too Young to Learn About Money Values

Beth Kobliner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Kobliner

A few months ago, I got the kind of phone call that would have made my preschool-age self jump for joy: "Sesame Street" wanted me to talk to Elmo about money.

10 Timeless Tips For Teaching Kids About Money

Lori Mackey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lori Mackey

Any parent in their right mind wants to avoid watching their kids struggle through life with money troubles. Studies show that children with savings accounts have less stress and more hope for the future.