Written by: Paul Murray, CPA, ABV, CFF

Talking to your pre-teen children is often a challenge. Then when they become teenagers forget-about-it! As one of my clients always said “hire a teenager while they still know everything”. We’ll leave the subject matter of manners, good grades, drugs, alcohol and smoking to those more knowledgeable but finance is right up our ally.

A recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive showed very few parents talked to their children about MONEY. As most Baby Boomers know your parents likely broached the subject and taught you PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, something lacking in today’s society. If you want to help your kids avoid financial dependence in the future learn more by clicking the link below. You may be surprised that your child may actually enjoy learning from mom and dad how to reach financial independence.

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