What Not to Say to Your Kids About Money

Here are some words on money that you should keep to yourself (9 Photos)

Carmen Wong Ulrich on Sep 21, 2010 at 3:53PM

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What Not to Say to Your Kids About Money

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"Don't worry about it."

A teen’s imagination can take him to dark places. “Are my parents going to keep their jobs?” may be a major fear if he’s wondering how college will get paid for. Instead of waving off concerns, ask him what he’s really worried about and why.  Assure him that you’re on top of things and point out signs that you’ll be OK. It’s a discussion that will breed confidence—in both of you.

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