There is a line from a song I am quite partial too that says Don't try to describe the ocean if you've never seen it, in other words, don't expect people to learn from experiences they've never had. Teaching kids how to manage money is a lot like pushing a rope. You can do it, it's frustrating and quite often you wonder why you're even trying.
Was it the Army that had the slogan, "The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love" or was it the Peace Corps? I know the irony writes itself doesn' t it? I think the toughest job anyone will ever love is that of being a parent. It gets tougher when the kids hit those magic years known as teens. I have two at my house, most of the time they are great kids, great students and wonderful people then c