Posts Tagged ‘children’

“Perfectionism is teaching them [children] to value what other people think over what they think or how they feel.” -Brene Brown

“There are also few things that help children appreciate the reality of scarcity like seeing that they chose to use their money to buy one thing, and now can’t buy another.” Art Carden

Cocaine Money

Posted: December 5, 2015 in Money Matters
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“Giving large amounts of money to your children can be as harmful to them as crack cocaine.” -Bill Bonner

“The purpose of the fund [family fund] is to help individual family members enrich their lives…. Children can borrow from the fund. But if they do, they must return the borrowed money with interest. They can use the money to start businesses or pursue educations, but they can’t use it to buy sports cars or yachts.” -Mark Ford

Money Squandered

Posted: September 14, 2015 in Money Matters
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“History tells us people usually squander any money they inherit. And if they don’t squander it, their children surely will.” -Mark Ford

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.” -Orlando A. Battista

“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.”  –Ann Landers