Teens & Money: 7 Damaging Mistakes Parents Make
Parents mean well, really they do. But what with keeping their teens alive, fed and out of trouble, on top of juggling the elusive work-life balance, they don’t have much bandwidth leftover for painstakingly teaching their teen how to handle money smartly and make better…
10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Financial Education For Teenagers
Parenting a teenager is like no other experience. No article or book or ‘teen expert’ can adequately prepare you for what’s in store — the roller coaster of emotions, the paralyzing worry as they navigate the twisted corridors of the teenage years and the overwhelming…
The 5 Step Blueprint for Revolutionizing Financial Education for Teenagers
Financial education for teenagers is an extremely emotive topic. Yet, while everyone agrees it is a critical lifeskill that teens must be taught, there hasn’t been much (or any) thought put into what is the best way to do it. That’s the only way one…
Why Raise Princesses…When You Can Raise Warriors
Warriors who aren’t waiting for a knight in shining armor to ride in and rescue them Warriors who can stand up, not just for themselves but for the ideals they cherish Warriors who can defend, not just themselves but the people around them who need…
3 Reasons Why Financial Literacy is Still Elusive for Teenagers
We know how important it is to learn about money. We realize that our teenagers will undoubtedly be better off with this skill.
Have You Had the ‘Money Talk’ yet?
A couple of years ago, I was invited to a school to talk to the Yr 7 kids about the importance of financial education and during the conversation one of the girls said that she didn’t think she needed to learn about money because she intended to marry a rich man.
Entrepreneurship 101 — Epic Fail
(Yes, I found my own ‘hand over the face’ emoticon for this article)
3 Counterintuitive Money Mistakes to Avoid With Your Teen
As parents, we try our best to educate our teenagers around the topic of money. But sometimes, our best may not be good enough and on such a critical topic we need to make sure we’re nailing it perfectly. Here are 3 counterintuitive money mistakes…
My daughter Kyra is now 14. I started the Kids Finance Initiative 4 years ago because I was worried.
Black Friday Deals? We Think Not…
If you’re reading this expecting another ‘amazing deal’, I’m afraid you’re going to be disappointed.