Would you give yourself a financial literacy passing grade? 97% of Canadians would, according to a new BMO poll. But are we really as smart as we think we are about money? Read on for the full story.
Mom, do you make more than Dad? Kids will naturally have questions about who earns what in the household – here’s how to effectively talk with them about money matters.
Are the children of immigrants financially savvier than those born in Canada? Pracheer Saran explores the phenomenon of greater financial literacy among newcomers – and what everyone can learn from frugal living practices.
It’s important to foster a sense of charity and giving in kids – especially as they’re surrounded by messages of consumerism and the value of “stuff”. Guest poster and pro mom blogger Désirée Fawn of SoFawned.com shares how she encourages the charitable spirit within her own family.
Who should teach kids about personal finance? Is it a skill that starts in the home, or should schools put more emphasis on money matters?