The Opposite of Spoiled

The Opposite of Spoiled

Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money

Audiobook CD - 2015
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For Ron Lieber, a personal finance columnist and father, good parenting means talking about money with our kids. Children are hyper-aware of money, and they have scores of questions about its nuances. But when parents shy away from the topic, they lose a tremendous opportunity--not just to model the basic financial behaviors that are increasingly important for young adults but also to imprint lessons about what the family truly values. Written in a warm, accessible voice and grounded in real-world experience and stories from families with a range of incomes, The Opposite of Spoiled is both a practical guidebook and a values-based philosophy. The foundation of the book is a detailed blueprint for the best ways to handle the basics: the tooth fairy, allowance, chores, charity, saving, birthdays, holidays, cell phones, checking accounts, clothing, cars, part-time jobs, and college tuition. It identifies a set of traits and virtues that embody the opposite of spoiled and shares how to embrace the topic of money to help parents raise kids who are more generous and less materialistic.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Harper Audio, [2015]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2015
ISBN: 9781481532952
1481532952
9781481532945
1481532944
Branch Call Number: 332.024 LIEBER CD
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical,stereo
6 audio discs ( hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in

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drinklemonade
Nov 29, 2015

Audiobook version: Ron Lieber himself read the book and I thought his narrative is quite engaging.

The book content is EXCELLENT to anyone wishing to approach the money subject more with their children/family. In fact, after reading this book, I am convinced that money is yet another tools to teach so many virtues we wish to teach our children (generosity, patience, etc.) Anyone in any income level will benefit from this book.

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