Monthly Archives: July 2014

Find a Penny, Pick it Up?

By: Chuck Kuster  All money – even pennies – is valuable and should be saved. Use picking up lost coins yourself as a way to discuss the merits of saving. Call me cheap. Call me frugal. But I’m one of … Continue reading

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Fun With Pocket Change

Main Message: Children need to learn that all coins are valuable and should be saved. Emphasize their value by saving, counting and taking them to the bank. Make saving feel like an accomplishment. Most young kids like coins. So instead … Continue reading

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Parents – You Can Do This

By: Chuck Kuster Main Message: Financial education is more about parenting than it is about high finance. At the Money Smart Investor Conference in Des Moines, I sat down next to a woman in her early 30’s. About 160 people … Continue reading

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