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Rich kid, smart kid

  1. 2. Rich Kid, Smart Kid Giving your child a financial head start AUTHOR: Robert T. Kiyosaki PUBLISHER: Warner Books DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2001 NUMBER OF PAGES: 264 pages Book pic
  2. 3. <ul><li>Give your children valuable financial lessons which our educational system does not provide. </li></ul><ul><li>Arm them with the business and money basics for a more secure future in an ever-changing economic environment. </li></ul>THE BIG IDEA
  3. 4. IS YOUR CHILD A GENIUS? <ul><li>Financial Intelligence is not about how much money you make, it’s about how much money you keep and how hard that money works for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of genius: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbal-linguistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numerical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spatial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intrapersonal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. GIVE YOUR CHILDREN POWER BEFORE YOU GIVE THEM MONEY <ul><li>Wealth is created at home, not at work. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your child whether he’d rather sit in an office, or own the office building. </li></ul><ul><li>Use games like monopoly and CASHFLOW FOR KIDS to let them understand the fundamentals of real estate, and investment. </li></ul><ul><li>Adults need to change their perceptions about risk-taking, investing, and becoming rich before they pass it on to their children. </li></ul>
  5. 6. HOW MANY WINNING FORMULAS WILL YOUR CHILD NEED? <ul><li>Your child needs a minimum of 3 winning formulas: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a winning learning formula </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a winning professional formula </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a winning financial formula </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Encourage kids to find their own ways of learning </li></ul>
  6. 7. WILL YOUR CHILD BE OBSOLETE BY 30? <ul><li>The older you are, the less valuable you are. </li></ul><ul><li>You need to teach your kid to reinvent himself or change his winning formula if the current one is not working. </li></ul><ul><li>The best grades don’t count, those with the ability to adapt, learn new technology, and offer fresh ideas will survive and thrive in the Information Age. </li></ul>
  7. 8. WILL YOUR CHILD BE ABLE TO RETIRE BEFORE 30? <ul><li>Your kid should learn that getting a job will not make him rich. </li></ul><ul><li>They could be programmed to never have work at a job, but build businesses instead. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage your child to find a way to retire by thirty. </li></ul><ul><li>Your child’s best chance at becoming a millionaire is through owning his or her own business and building it to success. </li></ul>
  8. 9. KIDS LEARN BY PLAYING <ul><li>Three steps to learning: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play games like monopoly and cash flow for kids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real life (submitting monthly financial reports) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. WHY SAVERS ARE LOSERS <ul><li>Your savings earns maybe 4% interest, but that is also the rate of inflation. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach your kid to use the 3 piggy bank system: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tithing (for giving 10% to charities and church) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Savings (enough for 1 year of expenses) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investing (for starting up businesses, buying real estate, or stocks) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 11. WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR CHILD’S FINANCIAL IQ <ul><li>Learning with real money. </li></ul><ul><li>Use simple words to explain money matters to your child. </li></ul><ul><li>Arm your child with a good financial vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers will add more power to the words.   </li></ul>
  11. 12. WHAT IS AN ALLOWANCE FOR? <ul><li>Money is a teaching tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents must teach children the value of exchange. </li></ul><ul><li>“ If you serve billions, chances are you can become a billionaire.” </li></ul>
  12. 13. FINAL WORDS <ul><li>The most important job in the world is for parents and teachers to “keep the light on”, to guide a lost child out of the darkness and let him find his own unique path to success. </li></ul>
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