Teaching your kids about money

Most parents make supreme sacrifices to provide for their children, and research shows that mothers, in particular, will put their children’s needs before their own.

We want to offer our children the perfect world, where they want for nothing, where they never feel shunned or that they are not good enough. But is this the best way to teach them about money?

Personal finance journalists Maya Fisher-French and Mapalo Makhu discuss their experiences in trying to raise financially savvy kids – what worked, what didn’t – and share some tips to start having those conversations.


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