November 2007

Allowances And Teens

November 30, 2007

The topic of allowances is highly debated. Some parents feel strongly that there is no need to give a child an allowance because children should be contributing to the family by working and doing well in school. Other parents see giving their children an allowance as an opportunity for their kids to earn extra money […]

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Allowances And Kids

November 29, 2007

Money management is an important skill for kids to learn. If kids learn how to manage money while they are young, they will be better prepared to handle their finances as they get older and have to budget, pay bills, and save for college. One way kids can learn money management is through an allowance. […]

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Daily Tips for Keeping Your Home Organized

November 28, 2007

It’s easy for clutter to take over a home. Many times, it seems like you can clean your house from top to bottom, then the next day it’s cluttered and disorganized. You can beat this cycle by doing a few things each day to eliminate clutter and keep your home organized. The following are some […]

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Do Your Kids Really Need An Allowance?

November 28, 2007

Many parents use allowances as a tool to teach their children about money or to help them learn the importance of pitching in around the house by giving an allowance in exchange for doing chores. While allowances are a great way for kids to learn about money management from an early age, do your kids […]

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Should I Give My Kids An Allowance?

November 27, 2007

As your kids get older, you have most likely noticed an increase in them asking you for certain things. They want the latest toy, they want to buy candy, they want a new video game. Instead of making them wait for birthdays or special occasions, many parents give their children who are too young for […]

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Should Children Earn Their Allowance?

November 26, 2007

There are many things parents need to teach their children. One of the important life skills that kids need to learn from a fairly early age is money management. Oftentimes, parents will help them learn that skill through giving them an allowance. Allowances for kids have a number of benefits, including: •Teaches money management skills […]

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