Game and book recommendations to help you teach your kids about money in a fun way.
Monopoly - Board Game
In life it’s not about how much money you earn, it’s about what you do with that money. This is such an important lesson that so many people overlook in the real world. Playing Monopoly helps teach your kids this lesson. No one wins Monopoly by just keeping their cash. The winners are those that invest.
Books - To read with your kids
Save Your Acorns - by Robert Gardner
This is a must have book if you want to teach your young kids about the benefits of saving.
The story sets out a simple, but important message, in an engaging way. Essentially, don't spend everything you have as you might need some in an emergency.
Kidpreneurs - Matthew and Adam Toren
Through easy-to-understand basic principles and a creative approach, this book outlines some key techniques that will have a powerful and positive impact on your kid's ability to understand entrepreneurship.
Could your kids be the next Elon Musk or Richard Branson?
Books - For parents to read and then teach
The Marshmallow Test - by Walter Mischel
One superpower your young Financial Superheroes should learn is Clairvoyance. The ability to see into the future. This superpower will help them make decisions not just based on what will happen straight away but also consider what could happen in the future.
This book discusses the power of 'delayed gratification'. Teaching your kids to delay gratification can have benefits in many different ways, not just with respect to money but also work and relationships.
Unshakeable - by Tony Robbins
There are a lot of parents that want to make their kid's savings work harder, and know that investing is one option, but don't know much about investing. This book is a great way to learn the basics of investing so you can gain the confidence you need to invest for yourself and your kids.
It helps set out a very simple strategy and some key principles which help even the beginners to invest in way that some of the biggest investors in the world do.