“If it were up to my parents, I never even would have gone into journalism. Then following up on that, going to cooking school… The only reason I was even allowed to go to journalism school was because I double majored in business.”
Julia and John, both in their early 30s and living in Queens, are expecting their first child next spring and desperate for a financial audit to help them find ways to reduce debt and save up before embarking on parenthood.
Most kids will NOT learn about money in the classroom. So, it’s up to mom, dad and loved ones to take the reins. To help, there are many fine books and resources for kids of all ages. Here’s a round-up of some of my favorite money tools, with back-to-school season approaching.