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The MoneySmart Family System

The MoneySmart Family System Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age

By Steve Economides and Annette Economides
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.32 Stars

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On 9/6 Little This wrote: The Economides share their family's system for teaching their kids about money. The book outlines their exact method therefore there is no need to guess about the system at all. They include examples of the worksheets and schedules that are used in the system. I chose this book because teaching our ... On My Bookshelf: The Money Smart Family System By Steve and Annette Economides

Little This' Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/28 Humblegyrl wrote: We live in times where foreclosures and bankruptcies are plentiful. Student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt. It’s hard to think about investing in your own future, let alone one for your children. The best thing you can do is teach them how to manage their money and the earlier the better ... The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age

Humblegyrl's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/6 nothinglovelier wrote: The Economides, hailed as ”America’s Cheapest Family” in another of their books, want to help other families learn to manage their money, and pass that information on to their children. They say their book is for those parents who “define successful children as those who want ... Booksneeze Review: The MoneySmart Family System, by Steve and Annette Economides

nothinglovelier's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/1 Heather Dawn wrote: The latest book from "America's Cheapest Family" provides parents with tips on teaching their children to be good money managers and, eventually, financially independent. The book's premise is that financial management can be taught at any age--it's just less expensive to begin teaching children when ... Money Smart Family System

Heather Dawn's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/22 K. Elizabeth wrote: In today's tough economic times it is important not only for us as parents to know how to effectively manage money, but our children also. Why? "The flow of cash from you to your children may be a trickle or it may be a torrent. The control of the spigot and the power of the flow should be determined ... The MoneySmart Family System

K. Elizabeth's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/18 Tammyisblessed wrote: I do not like the idea of tying almost everything in your family life to money. I don't want my kids to have a good attitude about doing their chores or getting ready for the day because they get paid for it (or technically, earn points which are then traded in for money). I want them to learn to do ... Overall, this misses the mark for me

Tammyisblessed's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/15 Rodney Clements wrote: Simply put, The MoneySmart Family System is all about teaching financial independence to your children. Steve & Annette Economides lay out an elaborate system to cut the financial umbilical cord as soon as possible. Using their 5/50/500 money rule, they seek to share with parents that if they don't get ... Thanks, but no thanks

Rodney's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/12 LoriAnn wrote: Book DescriptionIs it possible to raise financially responsible kids of any age in a society filled with consumerism and entitlement? New York Times best-selling authors Steve and Annette Economides raised their five kids while spending 77 percent less than the USDA predicted. And the money they did ... The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age

LoriAnn's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/1 Karen Logan wrote: This book has a plethora of information that helps address finances with each stage of life in the family dynamic. I found this book to be a good resource; however, as a mother of a 2 and 3 year old I know that this book does not immediately apply to me. That being said, I still value the insight the ... The MoneySmart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age

Karen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/31 snyderpartyof5 wrote: This book is a great tool for families with children of all ages!  The MoneySmart Family System by Steve & Annette Economides is chock-full of detailed, helpful information concerning teaching your children to manage their money.  And the teaching doesn't just start when their children ... The MoneySmart Family System by Steve & Annette Economides

snyderpartyof5's Rating:

5 Stars