About Marie (Staff Writer)

Marie at Family Money Values wants to help families understand the potential consequences of wealth. She encourages visitors to take the long view and pull all family generations together to nourish the family legacy and wealth.

Make your child’s allowance an allocation not an entitlement

The divide between those parents who feel an allowance is beneficial and teaches money management and those who feel it just creates a sense of entitlement is huge. The debate has raged for years and the end is not in sight. My view is that an allowance can be a chance to teach budgeting, opportunity costs … … Continue reading

Your Worst Home

Your worst home was better than what most of human kind has ever known. Most Canadians and Americans today live much more luxuriously than our ancestors could have imagined, yet many are not satisfied with where they live and want more. According to ShrinkThatFootPrint¬†web site, the average size of a newly built home in Canada in 2009 … … Continue reading