Dollars and Sense Books

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Give your kids the gift of financial literacy

Allowances, Dollars & Sense
A Proven System for Teaching Your Kids About Money

ISBN 978-0-9878076-0-1
Paperback, 6 x 9, 144 pages, includes index

This popular book helps parents teach young children (ages 5 to 12) foundational lessons in financial literacy. Instilling positive financial values helps children

  • learn how to set goals and achieve results
  • become money-smart consumers
  • gain confidence in all of their decision-making
  • develop consistent money habits and skills
  • grow up to be responsible adults

Praise for this book

“The easy-to-follow format progresses from the simple topic of allowance through introducing kids to investing and to setting lifetime goals. It’s pretty powerful stuff.

—Mada Johnson, ISLAND PARENT

“Allowances, Dollars & Sense helps parents instill basic savings and spending skills in their kids . . . Paul has loaded the book with tips and teaching aids.

—Tony Wanless, FINANCIAL POST

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Help your teens achieve financial success

Dreams, Dollars & Sense
Strategies for Teaching Your Teens About Money

ISBN 978-0-9878076-3-2

Paperback, 6 x 9, 184 pages, includes index

Paul’s second book provides parents of teens (ages 13 to 19) with age-appropriate advice and suggestions on fundamental financial topics. Help your teens

  • avoid the pitfalls of “marketing madness”
  • learn about short-term savings and investments
  • consider opportunities after high school
  • develop business skills and get their first job
  • dream big, set goals, and achieve results

Praise for this book

“Lermitte coaches concrete strategies to ensure teens develop abundant financial self-sufficiency.”

—Ian McNaughton, PhD, past president, BC ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL COUNSELLORS

“A must-have in any parent’s library. From providing Internet guidelines to helping teens with investing, the author offers ‘reality checks,’ practical examples, and worksheets from start to finish.”

—Jane Hilburt-Davis, President, KEY RESOURCES LLC

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Manage your money to gain financial freedom

Decisions, Dollars & Sense
Helping You Navigate Your Financial Future

ISBN 978-0-9878076-6-3

Paperback, 6 x 9, 240 pages, includes index

Third in the Family Finances series, this book provides young adults (ages 20 to 39) with sound financial guidance to help them create a personal strategy for wealth creation. This book will show you how to

  • identify your “money type” and “burn rate”
  • manage your cash and use credit wisely
  • avoid debt and save for your priorities
  • invest now, without waiting for “extra money”
  • set career goals to design the life you want

Praise for this book

“Paul has captured and articulated one of the most complex issues that we all have—our relationship with money. . . . Decisions, Dollars & Sense moves our money relationship and journey forward.”

—Ann Dugan, FAMILY OFFICE EXCHANGE, CHICAGO

“Paul Lermitte has done it again, providing a comprehensive and practical guide to financial planning that goes well beyond the basics.”

—Laura Greig, MA, AXISS CONSULTING, leadership coach & family enterprise advisor

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