10 Great Discussion Questions about Sharing, Saving & Spending
How do you engage your family in discussions about money? Specifically, topics like giving, saving and spending?
Sharesavespend.com has a set of discussion starter cards that provide an easy way to prompt that discussion. Here’s a sampling of 10:
- At what age should a person get his or her first credit card?
- When was the last time you said, “I’d rather share money than spend it?”
- If you could cut $500 from your monthly spending, what would go?
- What is your earliest memory of sharing money with a cause you care about?
- If you knew your family’s income would disappear at the end of the year, what wouldn’t you spend money on now?
- How often do you eat out? How much would your family save if you ate at home?
- What can you do to reach the recommended goal of saving 10% of your income?
- Do you know a person who is a good role model for sharing?
- How do you choose whether to keep, toss, give, or sell something you don’t use?
- When have you bought something because someone else thought you should?
Try them out, and let us know how it goes.