As kids grow, they tend to become more thoughtful about money, and it’s a process to teach them how to save more, shop wisely and earn money through small jobs. Below are 12 ways you as a parent can teach your kids about money as they grow up. Good luck in teaching your kids.

  1. Expose your kids to life’s realities.
  2. Tell them the truth. And explain why as a family you are cutting back.
  3. Explain to them how much things cost.
  4. Realize that kids learn by what they live.
  5. Deprogram your kids from keeping up with there peers and teach them how to save money.
  6. Start an allowance program for your kids.
  7. Start your children saving and investing early.
  8. Reduce there exposure to ads and TV time.
  9. Find entertaining ways to teach them good money habits.
  10. Teach them how to shop wisely.
  11. Teach them the right and wrong ways to use a credit or debit card.
  12. Encourage older kids to get a job.