Cha-ching! Learning about money can be a real education for kids!

By Beverly Stewart, M.Ed.

Is your child’s weekly allowance money burning a hole in his pocket? Perhaps it’s time to have “the talk” – the money talk, that is!

Even the youngest children will benefit from an age-appropriate discussion about earning and managing money. Of course, this is an ongoing conversation. And, the key is to tailor the lesson to the age of the child, moving on to more complex money issues as the child matures.

Not only is learning about money a crucial life skill, it’s also a relevant way to expand math skills!

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