Midday Fix: Make Your Kid A Money Genius author Beth Kobliner

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Beth Kobliner

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Make Your Kid A Money Genius (Even If You're Not): A Parents' Guide for Kids 3 to 23

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February 15
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Top Three Money Mistakes

Not starting the money conversation early enough—even a toddler can grasp the basic tenets of how money works. And don’t think she isn’t watching when you pull out that credit card at the checkout line.

Not instilling delayed gratification; no matter what your kid’s age, it’s a good reminder that many times we have to wait—and sometimes save—to get what we want.

Co-signing a loan, which is a huge no-no: If your kid defaults on a loan with your name on it, your credit score could take a hit along with hers.