"Lively and entertaining, filled with self-deprecating humor, anecdotes, insights, and clear explanations." -- USA Today
"Saving money . . . should be the child's choice. For an idea that might get your kids to a nest egg voluntarily, take a look at David Owen's book The First National Bank of Dad
." -- Jane Bryant Quin, Newsweek
"When your children grow up, few things will affect their lives as much as the presence or absence of money. Unfortunately, most teachers and parents devote little systematic attention to teaching them how to live their economic lives. Start with this enjoyable book for some excellent suggestions." -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"This is a terrific little book that could completely change the way many parents think about children and money." -- Publishers Weekly
About the Author
plays in a weekly foursome, takes mulligans off the first tee, practices intermittently at best, wore a copper wristband because Steve Ballesteros said so, and struggles for consistency even though his swing is consistent -- just mediocre. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker,
a contributing editor to Golf Digest,
and a frequent contributor to The Atlantic Monthly.
His other books include The First National Bank of Dad, The Chosen One, The Making of the Masters,
and My Usual Game.
He lives in Washington, Connecticut.