Parenting Lessons I’m Learning as My Son Learns About Money

What makes a kid spoiled? How should allowances be handled? What is “good” debt? These are all issues that can be a ball to explore together, as one family law specialist discovered.

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My son loves learning – both inside his elementary school classroom and wherever his curiosity takes him. These days he’s been learning all he can about money and investing. I don’t know exactly what prompted this interest in personal finance. But he’s learning everything from what a dollar bill is made of to how the stock market works.

It’s thrilling to watch him learn and grow – and to learn and grow through his interests, too.

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Founder, GraserSmith, PLLC

Tonya Graser Smith is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, licensed North Carolina attorney and founder of GraserSmith, PLLC, in Charlotte, N.C. She focuses her practice on divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, prenuptial agreements and other family law matters.