Photo of child counting savings wins over Mzansi: "Wonderful lesson"

Photo of child counting savings wins over Mzansi: "Wonderful lesson"

- A father has shared pictures of his son counting his savings

- The young boy had been saving for the whole year

- Social media users were impressed by the child's financial skills

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A proud father has taken to social media to share photos of his son counting his saves. The little boy had been saving coins since the beginning of the year as a lesson in financial literacy.

Twitter user BagwellReloaded shared the adorable photos with the caption:

"The lesson this year was saving,next year we do investing. Start them young,it is never too early to teach financial literacy"

The photo has received over 12 000 likes. Twitter users were impressed by the little boy's ability to save and others were inspired to teach their own kids. Twitter user Sputnick1356 said:

"Wonderful lesson. Mine is 3 and I don't think she understands the concept of money yet. Not sure how to introduce it. I was thinking of paying her for household chores like washing dishes, watering the garden, tidying up etc"

SamuelModiba said:

"This is a good foundation. May I suggest that you also ask him to journal this experience. What lessons has he observed and what challenges he faced, was he ever tempted to take something out. Years later he might reflect on these lessons and still find them as relevant then"

SediNgubane said:

"Brilliant! You’ll never regret this, you are doing good"

Wevhu18 said:

"Well done! Did the same with my little one! So fulfilling will be opening a TFSA for him. He will thank me later. Also thanks @ImcocoMash for the financial literacy content!"

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gm_mhlongo said:

"I tried that to my son... borrowed from him when i was broke and i forgot to give him back"

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