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 … [Read more...] about How Will This Kid Ever Make It In The Real World?
Kids and Money
Allowance is a fantastic way to teach kids about money, and money management. It gives them the opportunity to make some financial decisions for themselves. It also helps them learn the value of money. Money seems to grow on trees when it is someone else's, but when it is yours, … [Read more...] about How Much Allowance is the Right Amount?
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 … [Read more...] about Tips For Teaching Kids To Budget
People are constantly making excuses for their poor money management--"it is just not something I am good at"--but the fact is, no one comes out knowing how to manage money well, and ANYONE can be good at it. So, how can you teach your children about money management so that they … [Read more...] about How to Teach Kids About Money Management
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 … [Read more...] about Peer Pressure and Allowance