Six rules about money for my son

rules about money

Sometimes we get this parenting thing entirely wrong.

I’m not talking about neglect or mistreatment. I’m talking about something all parents do from time to time; some parents do this most of the time.

When was the last time you got really cross with your offspring because they didn’t do what you told them to do?

Now this is what I’m talking about. Most of us get cross because our children don’t listen to us.

We forget that our duty as parents is to teach our children to be independent; it is not to teach them to follow our instruction.

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Top Money Tips 27 July 2014: ‘watch what you wish for’ edition


Today started as a normal Sunday in our household.

I got up first and not too early at that.

Went downstairs, got the freshly made French rustic loaf out of the breadmaker, switched off the breadmaker and switched on the coffee machine.

Had a coffee, got dressed and took Suzy the Dog for a walk.

Today started as a normal day in our household.

Then, we started packing our son’s bags; he is off to Cornwall camping with a friend and his family.

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