How Do You Talk to Your Children About Money?

kids and moneyIf you want to raise Financially Healthy Children, then you have to talk to them about money – warts and all.

OK, but why do we need to talk to our children about money?

There are lots of reasons but let’s look at a few.  Firstly, technology has meant that adults are more likely to be using money cards than cash and children (under 10 as a rule) do not understand the connection between the two.  Children don’t know that the cash Continue reading

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When to Teach Children Financial Literacy

Financial literacy for children is a hot topic.  Start them young so they learn to save not spend, is one school of thought.  But what if as a parent, you are struggling with your own financial literacy, can you be a positive role model?

Children and money is always a very interesting topic of conversation.

The question of what to teach children about money and when to start is something we are asked quite frequently.

We really like Rob Stocks article Cents and Financial Sensibility , his 10 point checklist, while somewhat tongue in cheek, does have a few gems in it. Continue reading