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Top 10 Tips for Effective Financial Parenting


This week we are featuring family wealth/financial parenting experts Jayne Pearl and Richard Morris.  Together, they help families navigate through the dysfunction that comes with having wealth.  Part of this process entails teaching families how to analyze and understand their money values, something every family should do! They offer the following 10 Tips for Effective […]

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The Importance of Goals


“The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity, and execute with vigor; to sketch out a map of possibilities; and then to treat them as probabilities.” Christian Nestell Bovee Learning to think about and manage money is exactly like learning to think about and reach ANY goal in life.  It requires the same […]

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12/16/11 ~ This Week’s Roundup


This week’s roundup is a mix of sites and articles that I came across this week.  I realize that some may not be directly related to the topic of teen financial literacy, but I feel that they are important to the cause because the key to being able to talk to your child is to […]

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12/09/11 – This Week’s Roundup


TGIF!   Hit that ‘end of the week’ slump?  Perk right up by checking out these interesting (and witty!) blogs that caught our eye this week. Len Penzo dot Com.  Len gives a humorous account of a recent conversation between him and his teenage son, which resulted in a lesson about payback periods.  Get Rich Slowly.  Donna discusses […]

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Everyone Needs a Purpose!


“Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls, our influence is determined by the quality of our being.”         -Dale E. Turner Being driven by a purpose has its plusses and minuses.  I am on a mission to have this generation of teens prepared to meet the financial realities […]

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8 Forms of Wealth


Robin Sharma shares his “8 Forms of Wealth” model, which he believes one must exceed in before calling himself successful.   Keep in mind – these 8 forms of wealth can apply to teens, too! © WealthQuest for Teens, Ltd., 2011 All rights reserved worldwide.

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A Thoughtful “Top 10” for Teen Financial Literacy, by Melissa Pazen


Today’s post features parenting coach Melissa Pazen.  As a coach who often works with young families, she takes a thoughtful approach when considering the important lessons that parents must instill into their impressionable teens about money and money management.  Here is Melissa’s list for parents to consider: 1. Respect for resources and belongings: Take care […]

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The goal-setting conversation: Make It Real, Make It Matter, Make It Last


When you have that first and most important money conversation with your teen about setting a long-term financial goal, there are a few things to keep in mind:  The goal your teen sets is a number and an age.  For example, “I’m going to have $2M dollars in a bank account by the time I […]