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Radio 5 Live: teaching children about money - need your thoughts, please

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GeraldineMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 01-Sep-09 10:44:31

There's a survey out today by The Children's Mutual, which says two-thirds of parents think the economic downturn has helped them teach their children the value of money and 83% say they get their children to work for their pocket money.

What do you think are the best ways to teach children about money?

Any comments gratefully received

usnkidz Tue 01-Sep-09 21:20:29

I explain to my children why we have to go to work and explain that everything costs money and why we cannot always buy what we want.My children are 7 and 3.

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