Teen Work Ethic

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Tips for Families | entitlement finance financial literacy money narcissism work 0 Comments

I’ve been hiring and mentoring young adults for the past twenty years, and while I have always had the occasional entitled employee, I think I’m seeing more of them.  I’m talking about young employees who bristle and argue when offered feedback, who try to sculpt their work schedules around their recreation, and who expect positions […]

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Teens and Money

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Tips for Families | financial literacy life skills money management teens. parenting 0 Comments

Growing up, I was taught that it was impolite to talk about money. In retrospect, I realize that financial reticence is often less a matter of etiquette than of awkwardness. Until parents are comfortable discussing finances with each other, it can be tough (and counterproductive) to discuss the subject with children. But rich, educated, open conversations about money can save your children lots of future grief.

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