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Just before the end of the Christmas holidays, Paul got a chance to talk to Mike Smyth, guest host of the Simi Sara show on CKNW, about using the New Year to boost our efforts to teach our children great financial skills. &nbsp…(Read More)

On December 27, 2011, this article written by Paul, “Allowance teaches child what money is about!” was printed in full in the Vancouver Sun. In it, he argues why allowances and chores should not be tied together, explaining that allowance is a tool for teaching a child about money the same way a book is…(Read More)

On November 10 and 11, 2011, the CBC Doc Zone aired a documentary on the so-called “Boomerang Generation.” Paul Lermitte and his family were one of the families featured in the piece, chosen because Paul and his wife, Jan, have had a longstanding expectation that their three sons would not live with them past…(Read More)

In each chapter of all of my books, I provide several key principles to help you teach and implement each concept. These sub-principles are based on a number of universal principles that you should understand right from the start. These principles are as follows: Talk about it Maintaining an ongoing dialogue with your kids…(Read More)

Paul says in his book, “For charitable giving especially when disaster strikes, the following organizations have a strong track record for their aid efforts in North America and overseas. Their websites feature up-to-date information on areas of the world where help is needed.” The names of the organizations in the table below are…(Read More)

Here is a list of a number of useful websites with information and activities that teach good financial principles. Most of these sites have materials, including articles, worksheets, games, and more, for all ages, so we’ve grouped them all together instead of splitting them out into different age categories as we did with books…(Read More)

What better way to learn than by having fun? Here is a list of games that will help you and your family put some of the ideas and goals in this book into practice in a fun and engaging environment…(Read More)