The Money Talk
The coronavirus pandemic has created a much bleaker financial reality for millions of Americans. With unemployment at historic levels, families across the nation are being forced to operate with dramatically slashed budgets. Living in a new normal that might require counting every penny, conserving to make things last longer and going without nonessential items entirely can be confusing and unsettling for young children, who may not understand what's happening and why. To help parents guide children through a challenging time, we asked experts about how best to talk with kids about the financial circumstances suddenly facing countless families.
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