Financial fears trickle down to kids

By |2008-10-07T10:01:29+00:00October 7th, 2008|Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

When her husband lost his job as a mortgage underwriter at failed IndyMac Bank this July, one of the hardest moments for Jill Hofknecht was telling her 5-year-old daughter she couldn't have a pet hamster. All the accoutrements that the little rodent required — a cage, water bottle, food bowl, toys and food — would [...]