Feature: Money-Smart Kids

This is another article I was featured in where I spoke about how we can raise ‘financially smart humans’.

‘The old saying that “children do what parents do and not what they say” is definitely applicable in the area of finances,’ says Sonja. ‘If children hear and see that parents value money, they’ll learn that concept without having to spend time talking about it.’ The tips that follow are much easier to apply if you become the example you’d like your child to model their attitudes and habits on.

About the author

Sonja Linde is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ® with an advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of the Free State. Sonja has accumulated extensive experience in the financial services industry through the past 20+ years in various roles in the industry.

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