9 parents reveal the money habits they refuse to pass on to their kids

January 9, 2017
in Kids

Not all financial habits are worth sharing. From when to say "please" and "thank you" to how to drive a car, we learn a lot from our parents. Oftentimes, that includes picking up on their money habits as well. And while some of that financial wisdom consists of worthwhile advice that we'll turn around and pass along to our own kids, other habits are better off forgotten. Business Insider asked parents with children of all ages to weigh in on the financial side of having kids, and several respondents shared the habits and beliefs they learned from their own parents that they don't plan to pass down. Below, we've anonymously included nine money lessons real parents don't plan to instill in the next generation. (Note: Responses have been edited for length and clarity.) "My parents had more kids than they could afford and...

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