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How to Raise Financially Healthy Kids


As a parent, you may be wondering how you can set your children up for financial success? Here are some tips that will show you how to raise financially healthy kids. Talk About Money Let’s change the narrative around money.  You can introduce the concept of money to your kids at an early age. As […]

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The Science of Saving


Saving your money isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have a lot to spare. After paying all your usual expenses, there may be very little “fun” money at the end of the month. When we do find ourselves with some extra cash, like a tax refund, many of us rush out to buy those […]

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11 Tips to Raise Financially Savvy Kids


By Winnie Sun Learn more about Winnie on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor You might get surprising responses when you tell your kids you can’t buy a toy they want: “Swipe your credit card” or “Go to the bank to get some money,” they may tell you. Kids simply don’t understand the bigger financial issues that inform […]

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Financial Literacy for Kids: A NerdWallet Q&A


When it comes to kids and money, many parents and caregivers are full of uncertainty. You may not consider yourself a financial literacy expert, or you might be concerned that your child will copy your financial mistakes. Here is the truth: we all make money mistakes at some point in our lives, and this doesn’t […]

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Money


By Megan Terzian Learn more about Megan on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Whether it’s talking about the birds and the bees or explaining the death of a loved one, parents know that difficult conversations are essential for their kids’ emotional and intellectual growth. For many parents, talking about money is one of the hard conversations they […]

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