Financial Literacy

Instilling Financial Responsibility in Your Children

Alp Atabek, AIF®

Alp Atabek, AIF®

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Teaching money management skills is not a requirement in any school or college. Even though some institutions have begun to make efforts to include a lesson or class on the matter, the reality is that the responsibility rests on parents to educate their children on financial matters and shape their financial futures. This can be a daunting task, but financial discipline is one of the most valuable lessons parents can instill on their children. Educating your children on financial prudence early in life will help prepare them to take thoughtful ownership of their finances when the time comes.

Here are five ways to teach your children, no matter what age they are, financial responsibility and the value of such expertise.

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