We all know that saving money is essential. You never know when an unexpected expense might come up or a financial challenge (like job loss) can be thrown your way. But it can be hard to get in the habit of saving as an adult when so many other things are demanding your time, attention and dollars.
It’s best to get into the habit early, so one good idea to set kids up for future success is to teach them about the importance of saving and give them some tricks for how to do it. Getting kids to focus on something like personal finance isn’t easy, but you can set your child up for success down the road with a few helpful hints.
Read the full article in the Finances FYI section of The Seattle Times, sponsored by 1st Security Bank.