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Totally Money Carnival


If you’re looking for all kinds of helpful articles about money, check out the Totally Money Carnival, which features a host of different topics from financial bloggers (including yours truly).   Posted weekly, this carnival includes informational articles about personal finance, saving, spending, and shopping. © WealthQuest for Teens, Ltd., 2012  All rights reserved worldwide. Advertisements

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Board Game Teaches Teens About Spending


Check out this neat board game that teaches teens about smart spending.  What could be more fun than that?  The winner is the teen that not only generates income and makes positive financial decisions, but also effectively manages their time and does good for those around them. http://www.youthpreneur.net/shop/product.php?productid=16151&cat=0&page=1&featured

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The Goal Has Been Set…..Now What?


Once a goal has been set, the next thing to talk about is HOW to make it happen. How DO you make it happen?  You ease into it.  Get interested.  Get committed.  Picture the end result.  How does it feel?  What’s it like?  What doors opened? Take baby steps in the direction you are going.  Deal with […]

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Change Begets Change


WealthQuest for Teens’ programs teach teens that their habits and attitudes determine net worth. If you want to change how much money you have, you must change your habits and/or change your attitudes.  The two are interconnected.  Darren Hardy sheds light on the concept beautifully in this article: http://www.successmagazine.com/your-head-whats-in-determines-whats-in-your-wallet/PARAMS/article/1342/channel/22

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Money Talk 101: The First Conversation


Having the first money conversation with your teen might take some skills and preparation in order for it to go well. Remember, the most important part of the discussion is about long-term money goals.  When I talk to my students about their money goals, the first thing I learn is their belief in what they think […]

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What Will You Do About It?


I had a really interesting conversation with a father of two teens the other day.  He is committed to teen financial fitness, not just for his kids, but for all young people.  He said that when he talks to other parents about how they are teaching their kids money skills, he hears people say, “Teenagers […]