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How to talk to your kids about money

Written by: Kabous le Roux

What about money should we talk to our kids about?

What investing behaviour should we be teaching them?

Our children don’t easily do what we say; they do what we do.

What does your behaviour teach them?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Certified Financial Planner Kim Potgieter for his weekly personal finance feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Most of us don’t have these conversations… because it’s a taboo subject. But who’s going to have them if we don’t?

Kim Potgieter

It’s less about the conversation, often, and more about our behaviour…

Kim Potgieter

Talking about our values… it takes away entitlement…

Kim Potgieter

You need to be treating them as individuals…

Kim Potgieter

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This article first appeared on 702 : How to talk to your kids about money




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