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The Talk: Speaking with your teens about risky money behaviour

POSTED BY Robin Taub, CPA, CA

Before my son left for university in September, I sat him down for “the talk”. After all, teenagers engage in some pretty risky behaviour, especially when they’re far from home. But it wasn’t the “sex talk” (this time) — it was the “money talk”! MORE

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Giving kids a gift of stocks

POSTED BY Robin Taub, CPA, CA

When my daughter was born, my brother bought her a unique gift: one share of the Walt Disney Company. He presented us with a framed stock certificate which was decorated with famous Disney characters like Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Dumbo. MORE

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10 Tips for Saving with the Family

POSTED BY Rob Carrick

We are all great spenders – kids, parents and even seniors. MORE

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Smart Spending & Budgeting

POSTED BY Robin Taub, CPA, CA

When your kids are young, you are often with them when they are out in the world. You have a lot of influence over their spending and they place the most confidence in what you say. So take advantage of those teachable moments at the grocery store, the mall or the restaurant, to let them pay a grocery bill in cash, deposit a cheque into the automated teller machine (ATM) or punch the buttons on a debit purchase. MORE

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