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Teach Kids the Importance of Saving

One of the misconceptions of people is that they feel that kids are too young to appreciate money. At an early age, parents can already teach their children the value of saving and in case you are not too sure how, read on:

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  • Let your children earn money – You can do this by giving them a small amount when they do household chores or when they do their home work before playing. Every little bit helps.
  • Help them make up their very own budget plan with the money that they have – Explain to them patiently that they would have to save a certain percentage of their money each time they would like to purchase something.
  • Let them realize that they need goals – If your child would like to purchase something, let them know that they would have to work hard for it so that they will the fruit of the labor that they have done.

With these tips, it will be easier for kids to understand the value of money so that they will understand that money does not truly grow on trees.

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