Money Talk Question 4: Do you know that you will see over 40,000 ads before you turn 18 that will make you want to spend money?
That is a pretty staggering number that most kids (and adults) have no idea about. The number of outlets reaching out to try and steer you towards a purchasing decision are phenomenal, and they are coming in more ways then just billboards, TV commercials and newspaper ads these days. Ask your kids if they know how all these ads might influence them.
Many times you are paying simply for the name on an article of clothing or toy, when there are products exactly the same at half the price! See if you can spot one of these items with your kids.