October 2013

Halloween Shopping

October 27, 2013 by Leave a comment

If you are going with your children to buy Halloween decorations, you can use this experience to slip in some financial literacy lessons. These lessons can be taught to the children during any other shopping trips.

First, determine your budget and communicate that with your child. For example, if you ...

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Five Financial Concepts That Will Spook Your Kids

October 23, 2013 by Leave a comment
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You Can Have Anything, Just Not Everything

October 14, 2013 by Leave a comment

My son was having his immunization shot and I promised that if he was brave, I was going to take him to Toys R Us and buy him one toy. He was very courageous, so went to the store. My daughter was happily tagging along knowing that she will score ...

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How Can Kids Make Money at Home

October 7, 2013 by Leave a comment

If you had read my blog from March 20, 2013 you know that parents have a choice when it comes to tying the chores to allowance. This blog is written for those parents who chose not to tie chores to allowance. These are ...

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How Does Giving Relate to Financial Literacy?

October 3, 2013 by Leave a comment

Ok, so maybe I blog too much about donating and giving, and you may wonder what does giving have to do with financial literacy. Well, giving is part of being financially literate.  In order to give without being told to do so, we have to feel thankful for what we ...

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