Teaching Children Money Management Skills

Has your child ever thrown a temper tantrum at grocery check-out when you said no to a candy bar? If so, you are not alone. Most parents have experienced these frustrating moments when they are tempted to indulge their children to keep them happy. The Family: A Proclamation to the World states that parents have a sacred duty to provide for their children's temporal needs. These needs include basics for survival, like food, shelter, and clothing; they may also include other nice things lik...
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Managing Family Finances

Bob came running into the house and called out, "Honey! Look at the new DVD player I bought!" Sarah entered the living room with a frown. As Bob anxiously opened the DVD player and described all its features, Sarah became more and more aggravated. "We don't have money to be buying DVD players." "Of course we do, we're getting our tax refund. Plus it was on sale. I've wanted one of these for so long. When I saw it I just couldn't wait." "We were supposed to save our tax refund toward...
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