I’m a dad of two girls:
Raising them to be confident, strong, creative, smart, ambitious, thoughtful, financially wise, friendly, resourceful, curious, caring and successful human beings isn’t always easy. I could talk about any one of those goals for a long time, but this blog is about money, so let’s stick with that. And dinosaurs. They’re banks, so it’s related:
Earlier this week, I posted over on Debt Discipline about what I’m doing to teach my girls about money. At the ages of 8 and 11, I’m still figuring it out. And hell, I fully admit that I make much of it up as I go along. I have to. They’re very different humans. What resonates with Older Daughter makes Younger Daughter angry.
Older Daughter loves money. Younger Daughter is afraid of it (this is the truth).
There aren’t many easy answers, but I’m trying.
Anyway, what are you doing still here? Read my thoughts on teaching kids money skills over at Debt Discipline.
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