Introduction -- Lesson 1 The sooner you start, the less scary it will be -- Lesson 2 The value of values -- Lesson 3 Breaking the materialism trap -- Lesson 4 Ready, set goals! -- Lesson 5 The traditional piggy bank is technically flawed -- Lesson 6 Allowances -- Lesson 7 Work isn't a dirty word -- Lesson 8 Your child doesn't like to save? -- Lesson 9 Laughing all the way to the bank -- Lesson 10 Money makes the world go round -- Lesson 11 'I want what I want' -- Lesson 12 Let the buyer beware! -- Lesson 13 The hot stove principle -- Lesson 14 Sharing is caring -- Lesson 15 Monkey see, monkey do -- Teens and money -- A word to parents -- Your child's flying start: Australia -- Your child's flying start: New Zealand -- Final word -- Jargon busters -- Useful websites -- Bibliography.
Andrew Lendnal is a financial planner and educator. For several years he has been directly involved in helping children learn about money, has advised financial institutions on how best to encourage children to save, and has given seminars and workshops on the subject. His first book, Budget Wise, Dollar Rich (with Anton Nadilo) was published in 2005. He lives in Wellington and has two children of his own.