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Money Management for Children and Teens

Far too often, parents subject their kids to "on the job" training where money is concerned. Some parents assume their children are too young to understand money. Others can afford to give their kids the things they want so they do so. In the process, they neglect to teach them the skills they will need to make and manage money effectively. It's no wonder younger generations are racking up huge amounts of debt with little discipline and no plan for paying it back! If you need help getting started with this important task, start with the information included here.
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  • Teaching Your Kids Basic Money Concepts

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  • 10 Tips for Talking to Teens About Money

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