In today's instant gratification culture, how can you teach your kids to make wise money choices and focus on the future? Get help from an expert! Certified Financial Planner Paul W. Lermitte shares the lessons he learned and strategies he developed in raising his own three sons and consulting with thousands of parents.
Dreams, Dollars and Sense gives parents clear, straightforward guidelines to assist them in passing on their values and ensuring that their teens develop the financial literacy so vital in today's complex world. Do your kids understand debit and credit and how to use it without risk? Do they have a plan for education savings? Follow the advice offered in this book to help your teens:
• avoid the pitfalls of "marketing madness"
• learn about short-term savings and investments
• gain independence and make good decisions
• dream big, set goals, and achieve results
• develop their business skills and get their first job
A follow-up to the author's bestselling Allowances, Dollars and Sense, this essential guide – full of family-friendly ideas and tips –– provides the answers you need to set your teens on the road to financial independence.