How to Talk to Your Children About Money

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It’s Financial Literacy Month! This week we’ll discuss crucial money topics to discuss with your children.

Topic: How to Talk to Your Children About Money

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Twitter chatroom or join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include National Jump$tart Coalition; Financial Beginnings; Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Kembala Evans: Personal Finance Expert, speaker and author; Patrina Dixon: Personal Finance Expert and Author, It’$ My Money; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian; Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions We’ll Discuss:

  1. Why is it important to talk to your children about money? 
  2. When should you start teaching your children about money?  
  3. What are some ways to talk to young children about money? 
  4. What are some important financial topics to discuss with older children?  
  5. What financial goals should parents set with their children? 
  6. What money values are best to impart on children? 
  7. How can you model financial responsibility for your children? 
  8. When should you start talking to your children about credit? 
  9. What financial resources are available to help you teach your children about money management? 
  10. How should parents respond when their children make financial mistakes? 
  11. Any final tips for ways to teach your children about money? 

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