Make your Kid A Money Genius (even If You're Not)

Make your Kid A Money Genius (even If You're Not)

A Parents' Guide for Kids 3 to 23

Book - 2017
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"From Beth Kobliner, the author of the bestselling personal finance bible Get a Financial Life--a new, must-have guide showing parents how to teach their children (from toddlers to young adults) to manage money in a smart way. Many of us think we can have the "money talk" when our kids are old enough to get it.
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2017
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781476766812
Branch Call Number: 332.024 Kob


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Oct 16, 2018

I definitely would recommend this book. How I approached this book was looking at the age of my kiddo now. I immediately took ideas and investigated concepts the author wrote about. For some topics I applied applications right away. I decided to purchase it, as it helps approach money matters throughout various age ranges and can become too much information to retain for a one time read.

If you have some basic money management tools in your tool belt it's a pretty easy book to pick up. If you don't Make your Kid A Money Genius will all be a novel for you to glean some easy money tools to approach spending, budgeting and saving. I think it also allowed some good topics for conversation with my significant other. Lots of information and resources in the back for further reading.

spl_merley Jul 03, 2017

This is a book that every parent should read no matter how old your children are. Kobliner is able to turn (what is to some of us) the mystifying world of money into something easy to understand. Her style and suggestions are very practical and can give you the confidence you need to guide your child in money matters no matter their age.

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spl_merley Jul 03, 2017

spl_merley thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over


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spl_merley Jul 03, 2017

Every parent wants their child to be successful but we don’t always know how to talk about money in ways that will give them the very best chances. Kobliner’s book walks us through simple ways to talk to children about money including saving, spending, debt, insurance, investing, giving and more. Each chapter is broken down into age appropriate talking points and ideas from preschool through to young adult. Imagine talking about investing with your preschooler? Kobliner frames such conversations in a way that makes them natural and possible no matter your money knowledge or experience. Ultimately her book is about forming good money habits at any age - you might even learn a few useful things yourself! While some of the financial products she describes are American they can be easily translated into the Canadian context.


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