Teaching your kids the importance of saving early on will lead to a healthier, happier, less stressful life for them — and for you. The trouble is, finance isn't always the most exciting topic, and most kids aren't interested in sitting down for a lesson in economics. Read on for fun ways to introduce financial concepts to your children, as well as how you can integrate financial responsibility into their everyday lives.
Zina Kumok is a writer for TraditionalIRA.com and RothIRA.com specializing in personal finance. She started covering personal finance while blogging about paying off $28,000 worth of student loans in three years. A former reporter, she has covered murder trials, the Final Four and everything in between. She has been featured in Lifehacker, Daily Worth, and Time magazines.
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