Parents' Place

Is your child a spendthrift? A giver? A hoarder? A scrimper? Or maybe, just downright oblivious to money?

  • Are there family money dramas you can do without?
  • Do you know how to make financial fitness fun?
  • Do you know where your child is on the developmental map of financial readiness and where they need to be by the age of 18?
  • Do you want to send your children into the world as balanced, financially stable individuals and contributing members of both their family and community?

Parent Place offers help and resources to parents, grandparents, mentors, advisors, and educators who want to help kids become habitual savers, smart money managers, and responsible decision makers. We are reinventing financial education; moving from structured curriculum to raising community consciousness; from static lessons to exciting experiential learning.

Making the Team Work... (for the full text of the article visit Independent Means's website: or call 800-350-1816.

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Some people think they are worth a lot of money just because they have it. - Fannie Hurst

Independent Means, Inc. sets the standard for innovative resources for Raising Financially Fit Kids. Your kids are developing views on money through your actions! This month, make a note to talk about hidden costs - the price of that trip or the car or club membership that DOESN'T show up on the price tag. Source:

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