Darius Wants a Dog-The Financially Fit Kidz Series-E Book


The Financially Fit Kidz Series

It’s never too early to start learning about personal
empowerment! In this first installment of The Financially
Fit Kidz series, Darius teaches young readers about
budgeting, leadership, and that it’s okay to change
your mind. Parents will also find a fun and easy-to-use
tip sheet in the back of the book that will help
them start conversations with their kids about
financial responsibility.

Financially Fit Kidz

In this first installment of The Financially Fit Kidz series, Darius teaches young readers about budgeting, leadership, and that it’s okay to change your mind.

Darius wants a dog, but he doesn’t know if he wants the responsibility. When Darius asks his dads for a dog, they let Darius babysit his aunt’s dog first. While it’s so much fun to play with the dog, Darius must learn about how to budget for things like food and toys, how to make time for a pet, and that owning a dog isn’t all fun all the time.

Darius and his Dads are excited to announce that 10% of the profits from Darius Wants a Dog will be funneled into marginalized communities and non profit organizations to help in increasing financial literacy for children.

This is just one way that the Financially Fit Kidz series is working to empower young readers all over the world!

Get your child started on the path to financial success

When it comes to financial literacy, too many schools are leaving their students behind. According to a survey by the National Council on Teacher Quality, only 18 percent of elementary schools and 12 percent of high schools offer a course in personal finance. Leaving the responsibility of teaching children about money to the parents.


About the Authors

Bob Wheeler

Bob Wheeler CPA

As a man of true integrity with infectious energy, Bob Wheeler’s crusade for personal growth has cross- pollinated with his accounting practice to create a new approach to personal finances. His passion is to help others gain insights about how their emotions trigger financial decisions. Combining finances with behaviors, Bob explores his personal concept of creating a healthy relationship with money in his book, The Money Nerve: Navigating the Emotion of Money.


Dr. Philip D. McAdoo

Philip served as the former Director of Equity, Justice and Community at the Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. He is a proud father and author of two books: Every Child Deserves and Independent Queers: LGBTQ Educators in Independent Schools Speak Out. He is currently the Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Philip McAdoo Diversity and Inclusion Consulting, LLC (philipmcadoo.com). He lives in Atlanta with Sean, his partner, Zaden, his son and Bart-ley, their wondrous dog.


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