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Leslie Dashew’s Guide to Raising Healthy, Competent Adults


Today’s post features advice from Leslie Dashew, author and family business consultant.  When asked of the top 10 lessons that parents must instill in their teens in order to ensure financial responsibility, this is what Leslie offers: “As an advisor to families who have businesses or share assets, I have often been called upon to […]

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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 greatest gift of all


Teaching your teen great money habits and attitudes is giving them one of the greatest gifts you can imagine. Productive money habits and attitudes are the gift of a GREAT LIFE.  It’s really the gift of: Responsibility and maturity Self-determination Peace of mind Security Protection from the ups and downs of the economy The satisfaction […]