Financial Quotes for Kids

1/1/2021 Marine Bank

Our very own Arie Van Proyen put together a list of financial quotes he shared with his daughter:

A penny saved is a penny earned. - Benjamin Franklin

A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore. - Yogi Berra

The lack of money is the root of all evil. - Mark Twain

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship. - Benjamin Franklin

“Luck” is where preparedness meets opportunity.

No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions; he had money as well. - Margaret Thatcher

Save early and save often. (This applies to both computers and to personal finance) - Arie Van Proyen

In God we trust, all others pay cash.  - Arie Van Proyen

It is more blessed to give than to receive. Acts 20:35

Take care of the nickels & dimes and the dollars will take care of themselves. - Benjamin Franklin

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill

You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.
You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence.
You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. - Abraham Lincoln

Advice is worth what you pay for it. - My father, Arie Van Proyen

Want more ideas on how to teach your kids to handle money responsibly? Check out our blog on using the jar method and this blog full of great ideas on teaching kids about saving!



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