shoes: Gianni Bini
Sweater: Jessica Simpson
Happy Sunday! I hope everyone is having a good weekend! This weekend has been all about looking comfortable and staying cool so that's what inspired me to wear my summer sweater. so light and airy and I adore how it changed the look of this dress.
I spoke this weekend to a group of parents eager to teach their children how to be more financially responsible but unsure how to get started. I wanted to share just a few of the points I discussed to the group.
1) Help them to balance their checking account or if they are younger then how to count their pennies. They need to understand the importance of what's coming in and what's going out.
2) Allow them to decide how to deal with a money situation when they don't have enough. That kid in the checkout line may have to put that toy back until they can afford it or that teen may need to get a job. I would also ask them is this item valuable and worth the cost. Of course they will feel like "yes" but over time they will start to think in terms of value. This will also teach responsibility and build confidence in the their financial choices.
3) Don't pressure them to save. Make saving fun and celebrate their successes. Keep painting the picture of the life they are creating later by the choices they make now.
Well thanks for reading and your continued support!