Andrea Travillian

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Andrea Travillian.

Thank you for stopping by the kids and money page of About.com. Teaching your kids about money can be one of the best gifts you can give them to be ready for life.  I hope you find what you need and can give your kids the tools to empower their future.

Experience

I have been passionate about money, investing and teach others about money for many years!  I bought my first stock in the sixth grade and have not looked back.  After earning my undergraduate in finance, I worked in banking, taxes, and corporate finances both here and overseas.  In 2006 I began helping small businesses with bookkeeping and that turned into my current business of small business consulting with a focus on financial management.

I have one son, who gets many of these lessons on a daily basis!  Using my experiences with him, my education and my own experiences I wrote Little Kids Big Money: Tools for Teaching Kid Friendly Finance for teaching preschoolers about money.  This book is great for your 3 - 6 year old!

Education

University of Iowa - BA - Finance 1997

Creighton University - MBA 2003

Andrea Travillian

Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science. -Bruno Bettelheim

 

I believe this to be true, even when teaching money.  Every child is different and the parent must find the art of teaching each child the way that best fits them.

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