A Guide to Raising Financially Secure Children

Pre-K to 2

3 to 5

6 to 8

9 to 12

High School

Money conversations are often difficult. But financial parenting doesn’t have to be painful, embarrassing, or a chore. In fact, when done right, financial parenting can be a nurturing and even enjoyable way to interact with your kids.

Helping children understand money is setting them up for financial well-being, whatever pathway they take in life.

As one family wealth planning expert says, get in the habit of talking with your kids—not to them. Discuss, rather than lecture. Ask questions, and let your kids ask them, too. Everyday life experiences can provide effective, memorable teaching moments at every stage of a development.

The Roadmap to Financial Responsibility is a great tool to start planning your conversations, no matter how old your child is.

The Roadmap to Financial Responsibility

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