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February – National Entrepreneurship Week – 18-25

February celebrates Entrepreneurs. February 18-25 is National Entrepreneurship Week in the USA. This week celebrates the contributions of entrepreneurs in America and the value of educating students in 21st century skills. You’ll notice an increase of entrepreneurship classes and events … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Secret Millionaires Club (Warren Buffett)

Who is the world’s most famous investor? Give up? It’s Warren Buffett. He doesn’t buy stocks to sell, he buys companies to keep. And now he’s going to help your kids learn to do the same. Warren created this wonderful … Continue reading

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What Are My Kids Money Management Skills Level?

Can I increase my kids money management skills level if the level is too low? Before we start discussing how you can measure your kids money management skills level and how to increase this level if it is too low, … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Practice Money Skills for Life

“Practice Money Skills for Life” for financial literacy for everyone is SOOOO much fun! Honestly! ;o) Here you’ll find six online money games. (1) “Cash Puzzler” is fun and easy. Choose any dollar bill ($1, $5, $10, $20 or $50). … Continue reading

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A Great Lesson

A few months ago we, as a family, created a book about the loss of our dog. “Remembering Candy” has been on Amazon for a few months now and it is doing great. We have also recently published our book … Continue reading

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January – Financial Wellness Month

What exactly is “financial wellness?” Simply stated, it is an intricate balance of the mental, spiritual and physical aspects of money. This unique combination is an ideal to strive towards in dealing with money. Financial wellness is having an understanding … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays everyone A friend of ours created this cool video for us and I thought I would share it with you. Have a great Holiday season! Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab!   Thank you Paul Knaap … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – It’s My Life – Money

“It’s My Life – Money” is an absolutely wonderful online money place for young tweens to visit. It has money topics, games, quizzes, videos with video discussion guides and celebs, reviews (and more), plus blog (real stuff for tweens). This … Continue reading

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November is Family Stories Month

Family stories are tales about people, places and events related to members of our immediate family or their ancestors. These memorable stories take on special importance because they are true, even if everyone tells different versions of the same event. … Continue reading

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How Kids Make Money Is Like Rocket Science

How kids make money is a lot like rocket science. What do I mean by that? Let me explain. First, let’s define “rocket science.” Rocket means “to move rapidly and directly.” Science means “knowledge, especially acquired through experience.” How kids … Continue reading

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SALE: HALF OFF Lowest Price Ever Offered – 4 Days ONLY!

From Midnight tonight until midnight on the 27th of October.           Click here to take advantage of our Half Off 4-day Only Sale. Our Home-Study course has been very popular and we have been selling it … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Stock Market Game

Here is another free resource I found on the internet that can help you with the financial education of your kids. This time it is about Stocks, which could be a great way to start out, just make sure you … Continue reading

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What Is Kids Money Managing?

What is kids money managing? When do kids first become aware of money? What do kids know about money? Kids money managing comes from you. Kids watch their parents all the time. After all, we are their role models. They … Continue reading

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October – Financial Planning Month

October is Financial Planning Month. Personal financial planning isn’t rocket science. It is merely a process of trying to anticipate problems and planning how to take the fullest advantage of opportunities. Many of our parents and grandparents successfully achieved their … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Kids and Money

Here is a free online resource I found from our home-country, New Zealand. It is a great site and has a lot more to offer than just what I describe below. They have some great informational videos and information about … Continue reading

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Have You Forgotten To Schedule Your Kids Money Lessons?

Parents are very busy these days scheduling all kinds of lessons for their kids. There are piano lessons, ballet lessons, karate lessons, tennis lessons, but what about kids money lessons? Kids money lessons are just as important as all those … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Savings Quest

“Savings Quest” is a delightful, interactive online money game. I played it myself (can’t wait to show my two kids!). Not only did I have a good time, but I also learned a lot. A charming woman’s voice greets you … Continue reading

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Teach Kids Finance Lessons

Teach kids finance lessons. Why is this important to do? How can we as parents teach our kids finance lessons? There’s an old proverb that says “when you don’t know where to begin, start at the beginning.” Let’s first begin … Continue reading

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September – National Child Awareness Month

September is National Child Awareness Month. U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) announced that the United States Senate unanimously passed Senate Resolution 598, designating September as “National Child Awareness Month.” “The month of September is expressly marked to promote awareness of … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Kids’ Finance

Here is another fun resource I found for you and your kids. It is geared towards the American financial history and the American monetary system. Still, even if you are not from the US, this is very interesting stuff. “Kids’ … Continue reading

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What’s A Good Kids Money Website?

What’s a good kids money website? That’s a very good question. ;o) You don’t want to spend your time reviewing a kids money website until you understand what a good one is. A good one will teach your kids how … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Bank Jr

There is almost no end to the wonderful fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education. Here is another fantastic one. “Bank Jr.” is the most fantastic, imaginative, coolest online money game I have ever seen! … Continue reading

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August – What Will Your Legacy Be Month

August is “What Will Your Legacy Be” Month. What does “legacy” mean? This is “what someone or something is remembered for, or what they have left behind that is remembered and revered.” During What Will Your Legacy Be Month, time … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Kids Playing Business

How have you enjoyed the posts about the fun resources and games for kids so far? I have certainly enjoyed researching all the resources and I still have a few up my sleeve. Enjoy this one and I hope you … Continue reading

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Can Kids Earn Money?

Can kids earn money? Yes, they definitely can. ;o) What is money? Money is part paper and part coins. It is exchanged to pay for products or services offered. It’s wonderful to have lots and lots of money. ;o) Money … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Planet Orange

Hello again! ;o) This is already the tenth post about fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education. This one is sort of special, as some of you may know, my heritage is Dutch and orange … Continue reading

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National Financial Freedom Week – July 1 thru 7

July is Freedom Month. July 1 thru 7 is National Financial Freedom Week. We all want our kids to take the financial path to success. One of our primary purposes in life is to nurture and guide our kids to … Continue reading

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There Are Lots of Money Making Ideas For Kids

There are lots of money making ideas for kids.  No matter what age your kids are, they can earn their own money. Not real young kids, of course. Enjoy your precious children until at least the age of 6. After … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Treasury Direct Kids

Can you believe that this is already the ninth post about fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education? There is still more from where that came from. The next one is only a fortnight away. … Continue reading

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What Is Your Kids Financial Intelligence Quotient?

What is your kids financial intelligence quotient? Now, now, take a deep breath! ;o) All I’m asking is what is your kids financial IQ? It’s important for us, as parents, to know what our kids financial IQ is because without … Continue reading

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June is Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing Month

June is Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing Month. I believe in entrepreneurial skills and creative thinking when it comes to kids and money. I believe in fostering financial independence by helping and guiding kids to find kid-friendly, creative ways to … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Little Money Bags

Yet another post about fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education. Keep an eye out for the next one! Enjoy! Congrats to the father that designed the Little Money Bags online money game. He even … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – The h.i.p. Pocket Change

Here is the seventh post about fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education. Keep an eye out for the next one! Enjoy! Surprise! The United States Mint, through a special grant, created the H.I.P. Pocket … Continue reading

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Kids and Money Challenge Our Desire to be Good Parents!

The concept of kids and money can be a challenging one. My friend, Martyne, had her son late in life. She was 41when Stephen was born. She had waited a long time to become a mother. She only wanted a … Continue reading

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FREE Book: “Allowance Secrets To Give Or Not To Give?”

The number one questions parents always ask me is whether or not they should give their children an allowance. I had my own strong opinion on this subject, but realised that my opinion may not work for every parents, so … Continue reading

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Prelude To A Blog – Helping Kids Start Their Own Blogs Safely

I love the idea of having my kids start their own blog. *** BUT….Is It SAFE? *** SisterLisa Bertolini has put together an amazing ebook as a guide for parents on how to get your children blogging safely. She walks … Continue reading

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How to Teach Your Children about Responsibility: 5 Tips For Ages 5 -12; Part 2 By Susan A. Haid

Author/Producer, Lily’s Truth, www.lilystruth.com Every time I mandate that my three children, ages 3 to 10, help with the dishes, housecleaning, laundry, pets or some other mundane task, I prove to myself over and over again how important these experiences … Continue reading

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How to Teach Your Children about Responsibility: 5 Tips for Kids Ages 5-12 By Susan A. Haid

Author/Producer, Lily’s Truth, www.lilystruth.com How long of a tether do you keep on your kids? The struggle for authority is an age-old dilemma. Who chooses? How much authority should we give our kids? Freedom is something we all need, yet … Continue reading

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Critical Factors for Raising an Empowered Child: Part 1 by Susan A. Haid

Author/Producer, Lily’s Truth, www.lilystruth.com There are several simple but critically important keys for raising empowered children.  We can give our kids the tools they need, starting at a very young age.  These tools will empower them throughout their lives as … Continue reading

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Building Empowerment Skills In Children & Teens: Home Course for Families by Susan A. Haid

Author/Producer, Lily’s Truth, www.lilystruth.com Raising children to become conscientious, empowered, responsible and joyful adults who are in complete charge of their lives is what we strive for as parents. If you could give your kids the skills and the tools … Continue reading

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The Zen of Parenting By Susan A. Haid

Author/Producer, Lily’s Truth, www.lilystruth.com The world is full of spiritual ideals, and for this, I am grateful. There is nothing I love more than delving into the bigger picture of who we are and why we are here. Exploring consciousness … Continue reading

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Pre-Made MindMovies for Kids and Teens

Welcome to Your Pre-Made MindMovies for Kids and Teens Post. I sincerely hope you will enjoy these FREE pre-made mindmovies I have created for your child. Increase your children’s self-esteem and watch them become very loving, happy, optimistic, appreciative, gracious, … Continue reading

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Who Are You Not to Be Brilliant?

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, … Continue reading

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Semi-Retired 22 Year Old Gets Grilled By Me! ;o)

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Sneak peek at my newest fictional financial book for ‘tweens…

“PREFACE One perfectly normal sunny day in the perfectly normal, quiet little town of Cleverville, while cars shuffled down the main street and perfectly normal people hurried to and from their perfectly normal jobs, a very wealthy stranger flew into … Continue reading

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