Raising Financially-Responsible Children and Grandchildren

Every parent wants their children to succeed and do their best - or at least not screw up. When it comes to how our children manage their finances, they take cues from us, so it's important we set our children up for success. It's a responsibility we take seriously both as parents and advisors to our clients.

- Barry Glassman


Parents want the best for their children. But let’s not overlook the opportunity parents have to instill financial values, teach their kids about money and a lay a foundation they can build upon in the future.

Best Practices for a Healthy Financial Life: Raising Financially Smart Kids

Give your children and grandchildren a lifelong gift that will always hold its value – teach them to be financially savvy.

Featured Posts from Glassman Wealth

Your Financial Advisor Should Work With Your Family

By Barry Glassman, CFP® | October 10, 2016

You might also be interested in: Recipe for a Great Wealth Management Firm When a couple signs on as a new client, who is considered the client? At Glassman Wealth Services we have the philosophy that the parents and children of our clients are also our clients. Working with the entire family makes financial sense for…

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The 4 Best Financial Gifts to Give a College Graduate (Besides Money)

By Barry Glassman, CFP® | May 22, 2015

Want to give your grad valuable financial advice that will last a lifetime? This article is full of resources to help them learn to invest, save, and create wealth.

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Best Ways to Raise Financially Smart Kids

By Barry Glassman, CFP® | November 25, 2014

As the father of two elementary-age boys, raising financially smart kids is a subject near and dear to me. Like many parents, at times it can feel like my wife and I are waging war against the constant barrage of ‘stuff,’ like the latest Xbox, iPhone or athletic shoes that our boys tell us they…

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Additional Resources

What Is The Best Way to Calculate College Costs?

By Glassman Wealth Services

Any parent or grandparent will tell you that their world revolves around the children. Our clients are no different. They want to give their children the best chance of success in life, and this includes their financial lives. In today’s world, one of the best ways to do this is by funding a college education.…

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We consider the parents and children of our clients to be clients. Contact us to learn more about our approach.