5 Money Conversations to Have with Your Kids at Every Age and Stage
Teaching our children how to handle money is often "caught and not taught, yet, how many of us learned our own personal money skills in the school of "hard knocks?
As parents, we want to set a good example of money management, but what if our ideas of money management are just not clicking with our child (or spouse!). Have you ever considered that you may have different money personalities? In the grand scheme of things, money is simply a tool, a means to an end, and that end is quality relationships with our spouse, children and the world around us. Delving into the heart of money relationshipsthe deep seated assumptions and beliefs that each of us bring to the money decisions we makethe authors expand on the five types of money personalities: saver, spender, risk taker, security seeker, and flyer, to help us identify our unique money personalities. Then the book moves on to assess the money personalities of our children through a designated assessment link and code. With this foundational understanding, the authors provide practical advice and encouragement for teaching our children basic money skills. The following sections are divided into 3 age groupings: 5-12 years, 13-17 years and 18 and beyond, with insights and ideas specific to the five money personalities. Also included are parental "button pushers to be aware of in order to prevent us from over reacting and derailing these important conversations. A great tool to understand how different children approach and deal with money that would be a great go-along for parents whose children are working through the Dave Ramsey Foundations in Personal Finance course or the Money Matters for Kids/Teens series. 257 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne
Raise your hand if your parents had "the talk" with you. No, not that talk. We mean the money talk.
Money affects you and your kids every day. Now there's a way to talk about money in a way that actually brings your family closer.
With two kids of our own, we suspect our parenting goals are likely the same as yoursno spoiled brats, no crippling debt, and kids who know a dollar actually takes work. That's why we wrote this book.
The 5 Money Conversations to Have with Your Kids at Every Age and Stage offers practical advice for dealing with three age groups (512, 1317, and 18 and beyond). It is the parenting "how to" book you don't want to live without.
Conquer the 5 toughest money conversations to have with your kids
Discover your kids' Money Personalities by taking the age-based Money Personalities Assessment (access code included inside
Learn their Money Languages so you can be heard
We give you relationship secrets, share our experiences, and make it fun. Whether your kids are 5 or 25, this book will change the course of your family forever!