“The best way parents can get started teaching their kids about money is to find out what your child is interested in, such as goals and what they want to be, do, and have in their lives. You can then tie any money lessons you teach or money conversations you have moving forward to their list of things that are important to them, meaning they’ll be more receptive in receiving the information instead of just thinking you’re babbling on about stuff that doesn’t relate to them.”
You might think you know what to watch out for but buying a home opens up a whole new avenue of potential fraud most have never considered. Home improvement scams prey on optimistic homeowners, grateful for the chance to renovate or restore their home on the cheap. What seems like a great deal quickly turns into a disaster. Here are three of the most common home improvement scams—and how to recognize them before it’s too late.