05 November 2008

The MomSpeak: Teaching kids about money before they get an allowance

The MomSpeak

Now that the election is (mostly) behind us, it's time to turn our attention back to the more sobering realities facing us, the economy being one of the biggest. Basic financial literacy is more important than ever, and we've brainstormed lots of ways to teach young kids about money. But what if your child isn't yet ready for an allowance (or you're not yet ready to provide one)? I hope my next post on The MomSpeak gives you a place to start:

Teaching kids about money before they get an allowance

My list is just the beginning -- I'd love to hear your ideas. What are your best pre-allowance teaching methods? (Click on over and leave your comments there so we can open up the conversation to a wider audience.)

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