Category Archives: Kids Money Management

Gift 1: “How Money Savvy Is My Child?” Quiz

Have You Taken this Quiz yet? The “How Money Savvy is My Child?” Quiz will help you with knowing where your child is currently at with regards to their financial IQ – their understanding of money. Of the 7 FREE Gifts … Continue reading

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How to Ask for Help – Sometimes You Have To Let Others Feel Good

How to Ask for Help – Sometimes You Have To Let Others Feel Good Do you like helping others? Are you one of those people that jumps at the chance to help your friends whenever they need a hand? If … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Success: Teaching Children About Money

5 Tips for Success: Teaching Children About Money So you want to teach your child about money but have no idea where to start…or maybe you don’t feel confident being their money role model? Don’t worry, you are NOT alone! … Continue reading

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How to Encourage Delayed Gratification

Nowadays kids just don’t understand the concept of “delayed” gratification. Everything is at their finger tips, available by the touch of a button. But that doesn’t really prepare them for life once they leave our protective nests. They’ll either learn … Continue reading

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Fun Money – A Great Way to Get Rid of That Entitlement Mentality!

I was walking through the grocery store the other day when I saw a little boy tugging on his father’s pant leg and overheard him saying, “Daddy, Daddy, Daddy, look! I want that Daddy. Can I please? Please? Please Daddy, … Continue reading

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On The Air With Kim Primatic – Raising Conscious Kids Radio!

WOW! What an honour! I’ve been invited to be a guest speaker on Kim Primatic’s Radio Show: Raising Conscious Kids! Got kids? Teach Kids? Love kids? Kim does too! She believes that raising our kids is the most challenging job … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 5 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn about Budgeting

It’s been a while since I’ve created a new post. I’ve been very busy working away on some amazing new material to help you with teaching your children and teens about money…. more on that later…. 😉 Today let me … Continue reading

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Guest Post: You Won’t Believe It! Look at How Much it May Cost You to Send Your Child to College! YIKES!!!

Maxine sent me this incredible infographic and I absolutely wanted to share it with you. It’s absolutely astounding! Take a look and see just exactly how much it is going to cost you to put your child through college! YIKES! … Continue reading

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Please Help – Which Image Do You Like Best?

Hi Everyone, I need your help. I’m about to launch my brandnew course “Teaching Children About Money 2.0” (TCAM 2.0) and I don’t know which image I should use. Which one do you like the best and why? The course … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Shopping for Presents: Showing the Kids How to Make the Most of It

Allison has sent us a fabulous guest post with some great gift shopping ideas and suggestions for the Seasons Holidays. Thank-you Allison for a great article. Enjoy! Cheers…Amanda van der Gulik…Excited Life Enthusiast! ;o) ============================================================ Shopping for Presents: Showing the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How To Teach Financial Responsibility Without Giving An Allowance

Today I have a fantastic guest post for you sent in by Kimberley Laws. I always enjoy reading different opinions on whether or not to give an allowance and if not, then alternative ways to teach your child about financial … Continue reading

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The Best Gift EVER!!! Barbara Lewis’ TripleGift Cards!!! You’ve Got to See These…

Hi Everyone, Oh my goodness, I’m soooo excited to share this with you! My kids loved these TripleGift cards so much that they wanted to make this video to show them off to you. Enjoy the video and then make … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How Selling Night-crawlers During the Summer Can Help Teaching Children About Money

Absolutely LOVE this guest post that was sent in by Madoline. Learn about money with night crawlers! The kids will just love this idea! Enjoy! Make sure you send me your own articles for me to post on your behalf to … Continue reading

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Teaching Children About Money – Tip #01 – Goal Setting for Kids

Getting closer to launching TCAM 2.0!!! Sooooo excited! 😀 Here’s a little snippet of what’s in store for you, enjoy! 😀 What did you find most helpful in this video and what else would you like to learn to help … Continue reading

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OMG!!! Take a look at this Costco Connections Magazine article….

WOW!!! How honoured do I feel? I’ll tell you, I feel absolutely thrilled!   What an incredible honour to be featured not only in one Costco Connections Magazine but in two! In July I was featured in the Canadian Costco … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 4 Jar Allowance Method

Today we have a great guest post from Anya Bennett. She gives some great advice. I prefer my “The 6 Magical Piggy Banks – Money Management Method” but greatly appreciate Anya’s generosity in sharing her ideas with us. In the … 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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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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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 – 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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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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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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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 – 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 – SmartStart for Kids

Here is yet another post about fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education. I will keep them coming for you, Enjoy everyone! The SmartStart for Kids money online game (found on The Canadian Imperial Bank … Continue reading

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Is it Too Early to Set Up a Kids Saving Account?

Congratulations! You have a child or you are going to have a baby. Lucky you! ;o) It is a beautiful time in life to be a parent. If your child has not been born yet, there’s so much to do … Continue reading

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Kids Saving Money? Really?

I have a very dear friend, Martyne, whose husband, Anthony, doesn’t mind going to the bank as long as he is withdrawing money. Anthony loves to take money out of the bank. He doesn’t think it’s so important putting money … Continue reading

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“The 6 Magical Piggy Banks For Kids” Money Cartoon – Financial Education Animation For Children

So you want to teach your child about money and want to find a way to bring across the money concepts of saving in a fun financial education animation for children right? Well, look no further. You have found that Money … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Teaching Your Children to Avoid Impulse Buying

Hi guys, Today I have the pleasure of another fantastic guest post for you. In this post Kitty Holman will share her childhood experiences with ‘Impulse Buying’ and give us parents some great tips on how to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Financial Literacy and Your Teen

Today I have a special Guest Post for you from Alisa Gilbert, thanks Alisa for your post.  I particularly enjoyed learning about “The Bad Credit Hotel” game she found. Great job Alisa! ;o) Enjoy! Cheers…Amanda van der Gulik…Excited Life Enthusiast! … Continue reading

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***The “Name That Teen $ Workshop” CONTEST*** WIN A FREE Copy Of The Workshop For Your Teen!

COMPETITION DETAILS: I did a workshop for teens where I taught them about how to make their money work hard for them! At the time I needed a quick title for the workshop and I was inspired by my good friend, Patti Handy, … Continue reading

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“New credit card laws may save the day for college bound teens” by Patti Handy, snippet from her blog

Patti says, “Credit cards can be a man’s (and woman’s) best friend…or worst enemy. They can save the day when an unexpected expense occurs, a flat tire at 2:00 am blows, or a medical emergency hits you from behind. In … Continue reading

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What to DO in These Financial Times of Crisis?

Don’t forget your children. Times of financial crisis are times of incredible opportunity to teach your children never become a victim to financial crisis. What better way to role model financial success for our kids than to teach by showing? … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lover!!! – by KAM – 12 years old

“I started this business because… I wanted to have a business and my own money. I chose chocolate lollipops because I knew it was going to be a success since everyone loves chocolate and it was going to be easy … Continue reading

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How Can You Avoid Spoiling Your Kids?

Is your kid a spoiled brat? “Instead of an iPod nano, give your kids the tools they need to be financially independent adults. October 6, 2005: 11:33 AM EDT By Jessica Seid, CNN/Money staff writer NEW YORK (CNN/Money) – Last … Continue reading

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TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT MONEY

Can You Indulge Your Kids and Still Teach Them to be Responsible About Money? by Jean Chatzky – from Oprah.com “Whether you’ve got a toddler or a teen, teaching kids how to spend and save money is one of the … Continue reading

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