July 2013

Teach Kids About Money Without Allowance

July 29, 2013 by Leave a comment

Often people tell me that they cannot afford to give their kids an allowance. Since allowance is the foundation of teaching children about money management, they ask if there is anything else they can do instead.

Please understand that managing allowance is the best experience your child can get when ...

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Why Teach Kids to be Financially Literate

July 24, 2013 by Leave a comment

Are you teaching your children money management? If not, please start, and here is why:

1)      Who taught you about money as you were growing up? This is a question that I frequently ask parents, and most of the time the answer is “I taught myself”.  If this is your ...

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Free Landscape Consultation

July 23, 2013 by Leave a comment

I recently used a service from Region of Peel to have a landscaping consultant look over my property and guide me towards making a beautiful garden. The best part about it, other than being free, is that I can now go to the garden nursery and know exactly what can ...

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Baby Steps to Donating

July 10, 2013 by Leave a comment

A lot of times parents tell me how hard it is to get their children to donate and understand the importance of donating.

Here is one simple solution regardless of how old your child is – start them off by donating only one item. For example, if the child’s school ...

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