Fun Ways to Teach Your Child About Money
It’s never too early to learn about money. With so many advertisements, gift exchanges, special meals, and time off work during the holidays, your child has likely seen many images that encourage spending regardless of the need for the item. While some spending makes sense, unplanned and unbudgeted spending can be unwise. Now is a great time to begin teaching your child about the value of money in fun and easy ways. It starts as your child observes the spending and savings habits of parents. It continues with learned life skills that include decision-making, reasoning, negotiating, and patience. As you make financial decisions, try to explain your actions to your child. Start with simple concepts you can pass along to make smart money management a natural part of your child’s habits.
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