Do you want to know what allowance lessons a kindergarten kid is capable of learning? Jon and I were working on our list of 100 ways to save money article, and I asked our almost 6-year-old if she had any tips for saving money. “Nope….well, just one:” “If you save more and save longer, you can get cooler …
Category: Money for Kids
This weekend I got to teach my daughter an important but necessary lesson: Unfortunately, despite our best intentions, everyone wastes money every now and then. This week Little Bit learned all about buyer’s remorse. But she wasn’t the only one who needed to learn a lesson. A Trip To Target Little Bit is getting taller every …
I may have to amend my position on those darn toy videos. A couple of months ago, my daughter became obsessed with a CleverKeet and saved enough to buy it in 6 weeks. Teaching kids to save for their goals is a lot easier when they have goals to save for.
Toy Videos are the new version of Saturday morning commercials. I was surprised when my kid realized they just were inspiring her consumerist tendencies.
If you want to raise a financially fit kid, start at the beginning. Make sure you are talking to your kids about money and financially savvy decision-making.
Our daughter had a choice to make: Where would the money for her giveaway jar go? Teaching a 5 Year Old to give charitably led us in unexpected directions.
Jon and I have always talked about running a charitable foundation when (HA!) we win zillions on MegaBall. I’ve always wanted to promote a financial literacy course for public high school students. What would the ideal financial literacy course look like? What would it achieve?
Custodial accounts come with extra hassles, like additional taxes and reduced financial aid. When are they worth the trouble? When you want to teach your child about investing.