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  1. Mother discussing with boy.

    Why Can't Our Family Afford That?

    Ski vacations, summer camps or a new smartphone are not exactly cheap, and so are not a matter of course for all families. How can parents explain to their children why they cannot afford certain things, or would rather not? Daniel Betschart of Pro Juventute provides an answer.

  2. Father with his daughter

    This Is How Parents Influence Their Children's Financial Decisions

    Friends, the media, and school all influence children's financial behavior. But the strongest influence on their financial decisions is still their parents. The economics education specialist Prof. Carmela Aprea says the same. In this interview, she explains how parents influence their children's financial behavior, and what needs to be taken into account in this regard.

  3. Girl thinking in front of a chalkboard.

    Five Facts about Money with Which You Can Amaze Your Child

    What Swiss coins have in common with 200 blue whales, and why you shouldn't throw away burned notes – you can use these facts to arouse your child's curiosity about money.

  4. Mother looking to the front with her daughter.

    Philosophizing with Children about Money

    What if everyone had as much money as they wanted? Does money make you happy? Can all wishes be fulfilled with money? Children need to find answers to such fundamental questions during their development. Eva Woodtli Wiggenhauser is a primary school teacher and develops teaching material for children. "Philosophizing helps children to bring order to the world," she says, and provides three tips for talking to children.