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3 Media Quotes and Money Tips on How to Raise Money Smart Kids

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Raising Money Smart Kids

We love to share stories, insights and tips from our twenty plus years of developing and delivering financial literacy education to children around the globe to help make it easier for parents, teachers and community leaders to talk to and teach kids great money habits.

One component of Sammy Rabbit's mission is to raise awareness. Thus, we are always delighted when traditional and social media highlight our messaging and deliver it directly to homes, schools and communities.

Following are 3 favorite quotes and money tips I shared with the media everyone can use to raise money smart kids.

Thank you to columnists Kimberly Lankford, Cameron Huddleston and Gerri Detweiler.

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(1) Go Banking Rates . com by Kimberly Lankerford

Top Financial Habits Parents Can Pass Along to Their Kids

“A person’s relationship with money is daily and lifelong, therefore it is crucial to life success, security and freedom to master it,” said Sam X Renick, a financial educator who created the Sammy Rabbit storybooks and financial literacy program to teach young children about money. “We are always talking and teaching about money — directly, indirectly, verbally and non-verbally. The real question is doing it with intention, consciousness and purposefulness.”

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(2) Forbes by Cameron Huddleston

How To Teach Your Kids Good Money Habits

“Without a working knowledge of money, it is extraordinarily difficult to do well in life,” says Sam X Renick, co-creator of Sammy Rabbit, a children’s character and financial literacy initiative. “Money is central to transacting life, day-in and day-out. Where we live, what we eat, the clothes we wear, the car we drive, health care, education, child-rearing, gift giving, vacations, entertainment, heat, air-conditioning, insurance—you name it, money is involved.”

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ABC News by Gerri Detweiler

7 Really Bad Money Habits You May Be (Accidentally) Teaching Your Kids

Renick said the overriding goal is to teach kids to be thoughtful about what they do with money. We want them to understand money is one of the tools you use to make dreams come true. What can you do with money? You can save it, invest it, spend it or give it away. And managing money well has the potential to make your life happier and less stressful.

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