The Bank of Mum & Dad

Piggy Bank
Piggy Bank

Children of today seem comfortable with asking the parents for money – even well into their 20s! When they first leave home, we know that we, the parents, are often expected to help them out with cash injections.

In effect, their newfound independence is an illusion - they are still dependent on the Bank of Mum and Dad.

Today we’ll share some tips and skills that you as a parent should start to introduce to your children in the safe environment of “Under your Wing”. That way they’ve got a more secure (and successful) future when they become independent as adults.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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