Kids Getting Entitled? Try Reversing Roles For An Evening

It’s normal to wonder sometimes, “Are my kids getting entitled?” Parents naturally want the best for their kids, but it can be a tough balance to provide for them while guarding against taking things (and them) for granted.

In one family, the parents decided, and the kids agreed, to use their next allowance to take the parents out to dinner and a movie. In the role reversal evening, the parents then proceeded to make choices like their kids usually did – as if there were no limits.

Click here for the rest of the story, as told by Bhaj Townsend, a Seattle, WA advisor who serves families interested in leaving a legacy:

Holly Donaldson

Holly Donaldson, CFP® runs an hourly and fee-for-service financial planning practice virtually from her Tampa Bay, Florida office. She also works with clients throughout the U.S. (except Texas) interested in retirement and tax planning advice without product sales or investment management. Holly is the author of The Mindful Money Mentality: How to Find Balance in Your Financial Future (Porchview Publishing, 2013) and publisher of the award-winning monthly e-letter, "The View From the Porch."

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