A couple of days ago, a local dad said he feels like a bank machine/chauffeur. Sound familiar?
Now there's a book by Kelley Keehn that can help you teach kids money doesn't grow in your pocket…. and other lessons so they become financially fit
The Prosperity Factor for Canadian Kids
Canadian parents need to teach their kids about money, and this book will help. It is divided by age group, from five-year-olds using a piggy bank to teenagers preparing to leave home for the first time. Inside you will find many exercises, examples, and tips to help parents and children become financially fit. The Prosperity Factor for Canadian Kids details incremental lessons and skills needed to turn your kids into mini-money managers. It also informs parents about programs and financial products available to children. Learning about money and finance can be both easy and fun. In this book you will find all of the tools necessary to lay the foundation for the financial health and well-being of your child — the impact of which cannot be measured in figures alone. “Solid, real-world advice that will help parents raise financially savvy and successful kids,” says Rob Carrick, Globe and Mail finance columnist.