It’s no secret that many people wish they were taught more about financial planning in school, having graduated being none the wiser about how to budget, save or invest. Chances are, you learned the realities of managing your money right when financial independence was staring you in the face. How differently would you have planned your finances if you had known what to do at a younger age?
Once you’ve learned these lessons for yourself, of course, you want to help your kids learn about money to set them up for success in the future. So how do you implement these educational moments in engaging ways? The best approach is to tailor the activities to their age group.
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I am no Dave Ramsey but I have learned a little from some of my own mistakes. As an 80s graduate of the Father Guido Sarducci Five Minute University, I was highly sought after for low-level retail jobs at first. But when they dried up, I was forced to go back to school and get an additional degree in communications. Now I would still have a low-level retail job with with student loan debit to go along with it. Facing an uphill battle, I did the smart thing and started a family.