People with ADHD have more credit card debt, fewer assets, and less money saved for retirement. They are also more likely to have their marriages or partnerships end because of financial arguments. Learn what you can do as a parent to teach your children to be financially responsible, avoid the pitfalls of impulsive spending, and invest in their future. You can better prepare your child with ADHD for living independently.
Christine Kotik is a former educator at Marburn Academy, a school for children who learn differently. She is an associate certified coach credentialed by the International Coach Federation and a former accountant. She leads the Columbus Chapter of CHADD and is a certified Parent to Parent trainer.