Episode 10

Published on:

6th Apr 2021

The Smart Money Gal - Financial Literacy for Children

In the most recent installment of The Smart Money Gal, Jennifer Perri takes a different approach. April marks financial literacy month and this episode centers around the topic of communicating with your children about money.

It's important to openly talk about wealth, values, and financial success in a way that you can share it with your children and grandchildren. By utilizing the strategies outlined in this episode, you can not only teach your young ones to understand and appreciate money, but grow a stronger relationship with them while doing so.

So sit back, relax, and allow The Smart Money Gal to provide easy, helpful suggestions and resources.


00:10 - April is financial literacy month

01:15 - Offering financial literacy courses through The Smart Money Gal Academy

04:14 - The two basic, but important questions

06:58 - Simple conversation starters

09:30 - Teach your kids the ABC's of money, so they can avoid D and E

11:00 - Identify your financial values first

14:30 - Involve your kids in family discussions

18:00 - Talk about a time when you made a financial mistake

19:57 - The ABC's of investing

24:15 - The three buckets of money management

27:57 - Creating a family mission statement

29:48 - Don't be afraid to talk with your children about money

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About the Podcast

The Smart Money Gal
Develop a healthy and empowered relationship with your money
Jennifer Perri, a.k.a. ” The Smart Money Gal”, is a Holistic Money Coach, Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and Best-Selling Author with over 15 years of industry experience. Jennifer helps women transition from trauma to triumph and develop a healthy and empowered relationship with money. This will equip them will the confidence and tools necessary to make smart financial decisions for themselves and their families. She has been cited for her knowledge and has appeared on sources such as ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, Fortune and Forbes.

In addition to her hands-on work in the field with clients, she was a contributor to the Amazon bestselling book, “Dare to Succeed” with Jack Canfield, creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Some of her other works have been featured in Little Pink Book, Wall Street Select, Huffington Post, Newsweek and various other circulations.

Join Jennifer each episode as she tackles the complicated conversations surrounding our personal wealth.