Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Teachable Moment

While there is a lot of bad economic news out there, the Washington Post has some advice about how to turn it all into a teachable moment to educate kids about financial literacy.

Here's one snippet:

...one excellent way to teach children how to take part in the new family effort is to encourage them to come up with cost-cutting ideas. “For example, children can learn to turn off lights, fans, and computers when they are not in use and only buy the things that they truly need.”