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🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family
🏡 Are you ready to give your kids the green light for their own debit card?
“Between the math homework, pop quizzes and history lessons that just don’t stick, it’s easy to forget about some of the lifelong money lessons your kids have right in front of them at home.”
Read 5 important money lessons for kids of all ages from Greenlight
👨👩👧👦 Do you involve your kids in your family budget?
“The time and effort we invest in our kids now will pay off in their having a better understanding of how to manage money, avoid debt and save for their future.”
Read How To Involve Your Kids In Your Family Budget by Kevin Payne, Daphne Foreman
🗂 What’s your stance on allowances for kids?
“Earning an allowance is a good way for kids to learn about money and develop financial habits that can benefit them in adulthood.”
Read The Average Allowance for Kids by Rebecca Lake, Reviewed by Erika Rasure PhD
🎗 Is your money working for you?
“Many people simply spend their income without being intentional about it, she says, but you get to decide how to allocate that money so that it works for you.”
Read How to Create a Family Budget by Laura McMullen
🥗 How to help your kids avoid the money mistakes you made
“The bright side to these money mistakes is that I learned a lot. Given that I don’t like losing money or being financially strapped in general, I vowed to myself and my family to avoid these situations at all costs.”
Read 5 Ways to Promote Financial Wellness for Your Family by Andy Hill
🧗🏽♀️ Make learning about money fun!
“There are a lot of good reasons to teach your kids about money. For one, you don’t want your children repeating your own financial mistakes. Also, if you raise financially shrewd adults, chances are they won’t someday be asking you for money.”
Read Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Money by Geoff Williams