February 2013

Debit Card Please

February 24, 2013 by Leave a comment

Few years ago I was teaching grade 7 class about debit cards. I still remember the children’s’ faces as they were listening intently to every word I was saying. Kids are fascinated with the plastic cards from their parents’ wallets. They love holding and playing with them. Plastic makes them ...

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The Most Important Thing in Life

February 19, 2013 by Leave a comment

The most important thing in life

Today my kids wanted to go to our neighborhood dollar store to buy some toys with their allowance money. I used this opportunity to talk to them about money on the way to the store and back. I repeated some basic concepts. At one ...

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Valentine’s Day – Part 2

February 14, 2013 by Leave a comment

Here is continuation of the yesterday's post on how to have a great Valentine's Day with your significant other without breaking the bank.

For this you will need babysitting help from grandparents or a friend:

  1. Take a bubble bath together. Play some music. Dim the lights or light some ...
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Valentine’s Day – Part 1

February 13, 2013 by Leave a comment

I just finished reading an article by Forbes that Valentine’s Day is $18.6 billion dollar holiday. There is no doubt that this holiday has turned into money making machine. Just buying some chocolates and greeting cards for immediate family members and your children’s classmates can cost you at ...

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