Here’s a simple story about gardening, harvesting carrots, and the power of saving. It is a wonderful reminder that kids listen, watch our examples, and can understand financial concepts if we take the time to teach them. Enjoy! Continue reading
Teaching our kids about money and finances is arguably one of the most important things we do as parents. And yet, most kids are not learning financial literacy in school. It’s up to us to give our kids a solid financial education to help them succeed as adults.
As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to be healthy and educated. We want them to find a passion, be happy, and succeed. And if you’re a follower of Raising Savers, it’s likely you want them to start saving early.
In a highly consumerized world this is tough. From an early age our kids are exposed to media and peer pressure to spend, spend, spend. So, how do you raise kids who are financially literate and savvy savers?
Dear Little I and Little O,
You’re still young – age six and age one to be exact – but there are a few things your Dad and I want you to know about money. These may sound simple, idealistic even. And they may be ideas you do not understand yet. But, they are important. Continue reading