Kids and Money

How Will This Kid Ever Make It In The Real World?

June 26, 2014
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In our Parents Anonymous Group we parents often wondered aloud how our children would ever survive in the real world: Will they be able to manage money? Will they learn to cook and clean their house? Will they manage to hold down a job? Will they get along well with others? Will they be able […]

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Mobile Apps and Websites That Can Teach Your Kids About Saving

February 2, 2014
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Prices of goods increase all the time, which can weaken our purchasing power as parents. It is extremely important that we teach our children one essential habit: to set aside money for savings even at an early age. I’ve often asked myself what would be the best way how, and considering that saving isn’t exactly […]

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Peer Pressure and Allowance

November 5, 2013

Fifteen-year-olds do not turn into crazed consumers overnight but there is hope. Recently a mother was shocked and bewildered when her son demanded she buy him the latest gadget while cursing and swearing at her. She felt hurt and threatened. She is not alone. Unfortunately, many kids feel pressured to obtain merchandise or clothing in […]

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Tips For Teaching Kids To Budget

September 15, 2011

Teaching children the value of money is something that most parents deem as important, but what are the best ways to do it? In the world we live in, it can be a constant struggle to teach your children the value of money, and make them aware of the fact that cash doesn’t grow on […]

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Teaching Your Kid Financial Literacy

April 28, 2011

7 Things to Look Out For We live in an instant gratification society. We want what we want, when we want it. And if we don’t have the means to get it, we’ll come up with the means (usually using credit). Gone are the days of steadfastly saving every penny in order to make that […]

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Kids & Allowance

October 13, 2010

Many kids expect compensation for the work they do around the house. A weekly allowance was always a part of our Saturdays growing up in my parents home and the more I helped out, the more money I made. Now that I have my own kids, I have learned that there are a few different […]

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