Turkey Day is coming up fast, and we’re feeling nostalgic.
In anticipation of gathering around the table with loved ones, our minds have turned to the family traditions that warm our hearts—whether it’s grandma’s pumpkin pie or watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV.
So for this month’s challenge, we’ve taken a cue from that warm and fuzzy feeling to ask: What family tradition helped you learn about money?
Tell us about the habits and traditions that shaped the way you approach your finances today: Did Mom dole out exactly $7 per week in allowance? Did Dad insist that you deposit half of your birthday score into a savings account? Did the constant machinations of your older brother teach you to keep an eye on your cash?
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Now for that slice of pumpkin pie …