By Adam Lansdell
The future must be funded, and your kids can begin learning habits that will make them financially conscious as they grow. By promoting a sound foundation around the importance of having a savings account for a rainy day, emergency or even just something they want to someday own, kids can learn to value their hard-earned dollars.
Most banks and credit unions have fantastic programs for children that reward them for placing money into a savings account. But you might want to begin with the basics by purchasing your child a piggy bank and setting a goal.