“Mom, can I have a new video game? Can I have a new jacket? Can I have an Ipad?” The list of “can I’s” seem to go on forever! Parents often wonder if their kids have any idea about the “value” of money. Guess what? They don’t!
In the day of dollar bills and coins, at least children could watch parents count out bills. As their young children developed the concepts of number, they could see that money could be counted, like cookies in a cookie jar. But today, most transactions are made with credit cards and wire transfers. On-line purchases show up on the front steps in boxes brought... Read More