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Money Savvy Kids

The Best Ways To Teach Your Children About Money For A Strong Fin

by (author) Gordon Pape & Deborah Kerbel

Publisher
Penguin Group Canada
Initial publish date
Jan 2013
Category
Money Management, Budgeting, School Age
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780143186014
    Publish Date
    Jan 2013
    List Price
    $20.00

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Description

Most of us grew up knowing very little about money and how to manage it. The result is the most indebted generation in Canadian history. Don't let your children make the same mistakes. Money Savvy Kids is an indispensible, fun-to-read book by Gordon Pape and his daughter, Deborah Kerbel, that will help you get your children on the right track to understanding all about money. It contains sound, practical information from Canada's most trusted financial writer plus many delightful and humorous personal stories that will leave you laughing while you learn. Money Savvy Kids features timely information on

  • how to teach the "value" of money
  • whether allowances are a good idea and, if so, how much?
  • saving, spending, sharing
  • teaching your kids to shop smart
  • coping with children-directed advertising
  • games that teach money skills
  • great websites and apps-some reviewed by the kids themselves
  • money-smart books for young readers
  • finding that first job
  • saving for college

This book is a must-read for all parents with children between the ages of five and seventeen. Whether your kids are toddlers or teens, it's never too early or too late to start talking about money and how to save, spend, and manage it wiseley. Gordon and Deborah make it easy to raise money savvy kids!

About the authors

Gordon Pape is best known to Canadians as CBC-radio's personal finance commentator and as the author of popular books on money management and investment strategies. These include Building Wealth in the '90's, Low-Risk Investing, Retiring Wealthy, and his annual guides to RRSP's and mutual funds. He has also co-authored three novels and the award-winning Montreal at the Crossroads.

Gordon Pape's profile page

Deborah Kerbel is the author of several picture books, including Before You Were Born, When Molly Drew Dogs, and the award-winning Sun Dog, as well as novels for middle grade and young adult readers. Born in London, England, she moved to Canada at the age of two and went on to attend the University of Western Ontario. Her novels have been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Canadian Library Association YA Book of the Year, and the Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award. Deborah lives in Thornhill, Ontario, with her husband, two book-loving children, and a schnoodle named Alfredo.

 

Deborah Kerbel's profile page

Editorial Reviews

Gordon and Deborah deliver sound, practical advice on equipping your kids with essential knowledge about money. Their persoal anecdotes and humorous examples, combined with a comprehensive review of relevant tools and resources, make this both an entertaining read and avaluable reference. - Murray Baker, bestselling author of The Debt-Free Graduate

Money Savvy Kids is a very readable blueprint for any parent interested in improving the money management know-how of their children. Real-life examples and thoughts on money from kids themselves are shared to engage and inform in a charming, thoughtful and human way. - Tricia Barry, executive director, Money School Canada; In-class financial literacy workshop developer/teacher

Other titles by Gordon Pape

Other titles by Deborah Kerbel