11. You won’t get bought something every time we go out
This can be tricky for everyone, but ultimately will determine how successful you’ll be with your money as an adult. “When we go into a store, if I say, ‘We don’t have money for this,’ they’re smart — they know we have credit cards,” Kobliner told Forbes about her family. “We’re here to buy a gift for X, and we’re not going to buy anything for you, because we’re not here for that.” Kobliner says this teaches kids that going into a store will not necessarily mean buying something.
29 April 2017