In the current context, we know that children should learn the values and habits that will be the basis for life. However, the financial education pays little attention. Many parents buy a piggy bank for their children, but occasionally is does not have a specific purpose of saving.
For that reason, here are some lessons to teach them to be smart with money:
The first lesson is essential to saving: A child should know that not everything they want get it immediately, they can wait and not despair. If a child learns this lesson will build the basis for future fight for what they want and this includes saving for a goal.
Start from Home: The way to teach a child is through daily issues. You can engage them in activities that emphasize the savings such as showing them the need to save the consumption of utilities, not to waste and even in the form of purchases in an efficient manner.
What not to do: The biggest mistake of parents is to accustom children to get what they want without any effort immediately. On having acted as like that, it is getting accustomed to the children to not operating rationally already not to know that the things that are wanted can be obtained, but with effort and saving.
The key to good management: It can help you decide what you really want and plan to get it through proper money management. In cases where parents can not give constant money to their children, it is possible to help them think about proper ways to earn extra income.
It is not advisable to give children everything they ask for and even more, just because it would give the wrong signal that it is not necessary to delay gratification, the basic principle of good money management and savings.
Financial Assistance: It is the responsibility of parents to prepare them to have autonomy and independence, but not all the children succeed at a given age. The important thing is to instill the desire for independence to be a normal and natural process. If it is not, something went wrong in the educational process.
Values: If the struggle is difficult, so much more it will be the gratification. This struggle includes proper handling of money and the need to save for achieving the goals and objectives.
Money; good or bad?: That’s why it is necessary to take care and that’s why it is to retain its value over time, your purchasing power is not impaired. In this sense, what is bad and hurts is something that can lead to deterioration of the purchasing power of money.