It’s Our Responsibility to Teach Girls About Money
Teaching our kids how to have a healthy relationship with money isn’t a single conversation, it’s a process. And to most parents it seems daunting, even more intimidating than the birds and bees conversation!
Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization that conducts an annual teen finance survey, found that 84% of teens look to their parents to learn money management, yet more than a third of parents don’t discuss money with their children. The study also uncovered a gender gap..“specifically, girls are more likely than boys to say their parents don’t talk to them enough about money management (40 percent versus 24 percent)“. This tells us that with the right tools, you and I have the power to change this gender gap and start the conversation with more of our daughters.
This is why I’m excited to be teaming up with Everbank to share practical tips and insights to get your child on the road to understanding and “owning” their personal finances.
Please let me know if the article is helpful and of course I’d love to hear any additional comments you have.
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Category: Money & Financial Literacy