Pocket money and when it’s enough: ‘Children are losing the feel of cash’

Parenting expert Nikki Bush says you may want to leave bank cards out of the equation if you want to teach your children the value of money.

Bush suggests some practical ways to raise money smart kids.

If they make a mistake and overspend, if we keep rescuing them, they will never learn.

Nikki Bush, parenting expert

In an era of credit cards and debit cards children are losing the feel of cash.

Nikki Bush, parenting expert

Cold hard cash is the best way to teach children about losing money because they can see it disappearing.

Nikki Bush, parenting expert

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