Financial Values, Attitudes & Goals. Presented by: Jana Darrington Utah County FCS Agent. Created by: Jana Darrington, Utah County FCS Agent, Feb 2009. Getting to know you…. Name Where you are from My first memory of money is…. The one thing money can’t buy is….
Presented by: Jana Darrington
Utah County FCS Agent
Created by: Jana Darrington, Utah County FCS Agent,
Where you are from
My first memory of money is….
The one thing money can’t buy is…
What happens to the Little Engine?
What can we learn from this story?
we sow our actions, and we reap our habits;
we sow our habits, and we reap our characters;
we sow our characters, and we reap our destiny”
Charles A. Hall
(The Home Book of Quotations, sel. Burton Stevenson , 845)
Who managed the money when you were growing up?
How openly did you talk about money?
How did your family feel about debt?
What did you learn about saving or spending money?
What did you spend your money on growing up?
What kinds of money messages did you hear as a child?
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Show me the money.
Money is the root of all evil.
It doesn’t hurt a thing to want!
Usually verbalized or written rules:
These are taught through non-verbal communication:
MONEY SPENDER TYPE 1
MONEY SPENDER TYPE 2
MONEY SPENDER TYPE 3
MONEY SPENDER TYPE 4
MONEY SPENDER TYPE 5
Financial problems are usually behavior problems, not money problems.
Nothing is worth risking the relationship.
We know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
The best things in life are free.
The value of individuals should never be equated with their net worth.
Answer Personal Reflection questions for yourself. Ask a family member to also complete (Handout #3)
Make a “date” to discuss answers with spouse or family member
Allows you to get an idea of own & family member’s values related to money
More about Goals Later!
First- Decide what is most important to you, what you value.
Second- Learn about your emotional attitudes toward money.
Third- Begin to make changes in your behavior to reflect how you want to manage your money.
Pankow, D., (2003). Financial values, attitudes and goals. North Dakota State University Extension. Publication FS-591.
Albertson, M. (2004). What is your relationship with money? Utah State University Extension. Powerpoint Presentation.
Jewkes, M. (2008). Teaching children money management – Money Messages. Utah State University Extension.