There's no getting around it; we all have to spend money on things we need and want, but most of us don't have an infinite amount of money. It's important, therefore, to prioritize spending to live within our means. Help your child understand the importance of wise financial decision-making.
Next time your child wants to buy something, walk him/her through the steps of smart spending through prioritization:
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