The way we relate to money as adults begins in our youth – even before we reach or teenage years. But these are certainly the years in which we can establish good or no so good behaviours with money. Give your kids the best start to a healthy relationship with their money with our tips below.

Talking to your teen about money can sometimes be just about as hard as having The Talk about sex. But nevertheless, it is an essential part of parenting because without guidance, teens can start their adult life with poorly formed notions about how money works. Keeping it positive is key – here are some suggestions…

One of the biggest gifts parents can give their kids is awareness about money: how it works and the basic things we need to do – regularly – through life to make the most of our hard earned cash. Keeping it simple and teaching your teen that there aren’t any get-rich-quick-solutions – but rather that…

Requests for gadgets and things can feel relentless when your kids reach their teenage years. Targeted by marketing efforts – locally, online and through any media they encounter – they are highly susceptible to the art of persuasion. But when you can (at the end of a busy day no doubt) you have an option…

One of the simplest ways to help your teen develop money management skills is helping them understand the relationship between (1) money coming in (2) money going out for fixed expenses, and (3) what they’d like to spend their money on. Talking about expenses – the must haves and nice to haves – is not…

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