In my last post, I discussed the first of the four key money phrases your children need know – and should feel comfortable using – when faced with making financial decisions: “I don’t know.” Here’s a link to that post to read more: 4 Key Money Phrases to Teach Your Kids – #1: I Don’t Know. Now for Phrase #2:
2. I need help.
Today, people are getting more comfortable asking for start-up help from social media sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo and RocketHub to name a few. Crowdsourcing is a concept most of our older kids get and use to their advantage. (I just contributed $25 to a request for funding from a classmate of my oldest daughter’s so she could produce a short film for school.)
Leverage this trend with a lesson of your own on the importance of asking for help when it comes to money. Continue reading