A Parent's Guide to Money: Raising Financially Savvy Children

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Parent's Guide Press, 2002 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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The collegiate class of 2002. carries the highest level of student and credit card debt ever, even when projected inflation is factored in. This guide helps parents to instill the value of money in their children, from earliest childhood into young adulthood. New parents will learn to get their own finances in order first, determining what it costs to become a parent and understanding how their own financial habits impact those of their kids. Information and strategies for parents include baby budgeting, juggling work and childcare, establishing an estate plan, and more. Complete family financial topics include reward and motivational strategies, kids' investment clubs, financing college, and children's transition to independence. Resource lists of articles, publications, Web sites, organizations, and software are also provided.

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Feigenbaum, a certified financial planner and author (Alpha Teach Yourself Retirement Planning in 24 Hours), insists that a child's financial development should be mastered in stages equivalent to ... Read full review


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Alan Feigenbaum, C.F.P. (Chapel Hill, NC) has written regular columns and features for Bloomberg Wealth Manager, CBS Market- Watch, Worth Interactive and Raging Bull.

Heather Linton, C.P.A., C.F.P. (Chapel Hill, NC) is a certified divorce planner with 10 years of experience.

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