“It’s A Habit” founder Sam X Renick offers tips to bringing financial literacy to children. Not only enlightening, Sam’s article also affirms the elements that comprise The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program.
His findings are best summed up in the final paragraph:
“Finally, keep in mind the following: (1) learning is typically best when active; (2) practice makes perfect, and (3) there are no replacements for enthusiasm and authenticity. Kids will largely mirror your behavior. If you are enthusiastic, they will be enthusiastic. Kids forgive a lot including singing off key and clapping off beat, when they sense your message is genuine.”