A couple of weeks ago I was asked to speak on the topic of teaching your kids about money and finances. I love this subject and got really excited. I mean, I’ve been married to Cap’n Coupon for fifteen years. So I spent some time doing research and created a list of talking points. Then I had a sudden and severe allergic reaction, took way too much Benadryl, and spent the whole time babbling about how kids shouldn’t be spoiled and entitled. You can see the clip here.
After the anti-histamines wore off, I looked back over my unused talking points and realized I was missing some stuff. So I asked the most intelligent and attractive women on the internet what ideas they had. Rants from MommyLand’s readers did not disappoint. I sifted through hundreds of comments on Facebook, Twitter and the blog and added their input.
So here are 15 mom-tested ideas on how to teach your kids about finances and money:
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