How NOT to Raise a Financial Basket Case

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Teaching my children financial management is one of those unschooling things that just happens when we really include our children in our lives and decisions are collaborative (as opposed to unquestioningly top down). We respond to them openly and honestly, with a mindset and language of abundance (not scarcity), with a focus on our priorities. Spending What NOT to do: “Can we buy this?!” “We can’t afford it.” What TO do: “Can we buy this?!” “Hm, let’s think about it. We could buy it, but we would be using that money we wanted to spend to see that movie at the fancy […]