1. Dont let your wants override your needs.
While 64% of adults report in a recent NFCC poll that they can obtain better financial advice elsewhere, approximately 20% feel that dad is the next best thing.
We feel that if parents would get their financial act together, they have the ability to influence two generations: their own and their children, says Gail Cunningham, a spokesperson for the NFCC. They are teaching financial habits whether they realize it or not and without speaking a word.