Money-Smart Kids Paperback – Dec 6 2011
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About the Author
Gail Vaz-Oxlade is the former host of Till Debt Do Us Part and Princess and the #1 bestselling author of books that have included Debt-Free Forever and Money Rules. She has had a divorce three times (almost), raised kids, run a business, made mistakes and fixed them, and continues to believe the world is a wonderful place.
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I especially liked the chapter on Allowances and Your Role in Raising Money Smart Kids was a good ending. There was 2 parts that almost lost me, "Fifteen & Older ( that was my challenging time frame in my own parenting where I did loose it a few times). The chapter on Credit was a bit more than most people might be able to get through, MEGO walls came up, never the less some good stuff in that Credit Chapter some complex stuff put into basic ideas that the parents need to practice themselves. I'm going to re-read it , definately concepts to teach the kids as they get older.
One area that could have been expanded upon more was the Giving section. I do not think it really was covered that much. I was anticipating some neat examples but it just never happened. That needs to be worked on I think. A little micro credit example would be a neat concept to teach kids as well. It is a small book, 80 pages packed with some many delightful tips and traps to help a parent and or grandparent guide the kids through the ages. To get the most of it, the parent needs to use it as a guide and reference and I think that will help get the results.
Overall, at under $10 it is a bargain. This will be a good investment for anyone interested in teaching kids about money, what ever the age.
I am planning on getting a few copies to gift to my own kids, with a few grandchildren around, money is sure to be a hot topic going forward.Read more ›
Most recent customer reviews
Teaching our children to manage their money, and managing finances is an invaluable tool. Gail demonstrates in simple, easy to understand language. Great Read!Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Buy this even if your kids or grand kids are toddlers. Lots about money sense for kids and their parents / grandparents. Very practical information and tips. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am s happy with this purchase, already have started with the suggestions made by Gail, and have worked amazingly and plan to continue as long as my children grow. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Nat
I borrowed and read this book at the library. I decided to buy it because it offers great tips on finance and kids learning about money. Amazing book and highly recommend it.Published on Nov. 24 2012 by Lilchan