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Educating children on saving, budgeting and making healthy financial choices for today and the future can be a tough job. Financial education is slowly making its way into our schools, and kids absorb ideas and facts like sponges, so they may already know more than you think. Get into a conversation, find out what they already know, and then teach them everything else.
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It’s never too early to begin teaching your children about the importance of budgeting. Children as young as toddlers can start to understand the concept of saving and spending. The key is to start early and expand on their knowledge and understanding as they age. Here is a list of ideas to keep your kids engaged in the budgeting process, no matter their age.Read More »
That first paycheck your teen receives from their first job seems like gold to them. They punched the clock and worked for that money. Now, it is up to you to teach them how to manage it wisely. Most teens have plans for their first check, and it can be a good thing to let them spend it as they would like to. However, this is also an important time to talk about some key topics and what to do after the first celebratory check.Read More »
Raising children is a constant balancing act. You want to provide structure and stability, but you also don’t want to run an overly militant household. It’s important to you that you show you care about your child’s whereabouts and choices, but you don’t want to be a helicopter parent. You want your kids to do well in school, but you don’t want to put too much pressure on them.Read More »
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- First J.O.B. and Lessons in Money Management
- Raising a Secure, Unspoiled Child
- Introducing Your Teen to Banking
- Preparing for a Bundle Without Spending a Bundle
- Teaching Children About Money
- Preschool Money Lessons for All Ages
- Managing Money Made at First Job
- Finance Lesson While Homeschooling
- Financial Tips for Single Parents
- Money Management for Teens
- Small Steps For College Savings
- Understanding the "Magic" of Debit Cards
- Summer Jobs For Kids
- Giving with Gratitude
- The Cost of Living
- When I grow Up I Want to...
- Working It Out - teach Your Kids How Money Is Earned for the Family
- Creative, Low Cost Gifts from the Kids
- Should Kids Help Fund their College Savings
- Talking to Your Child about Taxes
- Building A Financial Future
- Emergency Funds - Not Just for Adults
- Do Your Kids have Virtual Shopping Smarts
- What Schools Don't Teach Kids About Money
- Don't Give Cash to Your Teens
- Saving for Your Child's Future
- 7 Tips for Raising Money Smart Kids
- Debit Cards - Credit Cards With Training Wheels
- Talking To The Kids About Your Salary
- 6 Tips for Kids & Money
- Helping Your Child be a Financially Responsible Adult
- Teach Kids to Set Savings Goals
- Dont Keep the Budget a Secret
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