Tag Archives: Financial Literacy

Is Your Child Ready For Tomorrow?

Make It A Once-In-A-Life-Time Opportunity Is there a chore that needs doing but don’t have the time to do it and it’s not one of the kids regular household chores? Would you be willing to pay someone else to do … Continue reading

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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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Successful Kids Revolution REPLAY!!! :)

  Parents and Teachers – Tune in to Successful Kids Revolution NOW for the top Personal Development, Parenting, Health and Education tools for you and your family!  Replays, Special Offers, Exclusive Free Coaching Calls and More! Get Powerful Tools and … Continue reading

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The Successful Kids Revolution…

Sorry you missed it. Click here to get 7 Free Tools to help you with teaching your child about money and I’ll make sure to let you know when the next online event happens. “Isn’t it time to help our kids?” … 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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Guest Post: 3 Great Fantasy Stock Trading Games for Kids

Here is another great guest post. This one introduces stock trading games to help your children learn the basics of how to invest in stocks. An interesting read. Hope you enjoy! Cheers…Amanda…Excited Life Enthusiast! ;o) P.S. Don’t forget to choose … 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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Get “Mr. Pompety Pomptom and the Power of Leverage” FREE Today and Tomorrow ONLY!

Great NEWS! ;o) From noon today (EST) until tomorrow midnight, ONLY, you can grab a FREE copy of “Mr. Pompety Pompton and the Power of Leverage“ from my brand new “Wealth Mentality” book series! The purpose behind these humourous and … 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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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 – 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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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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Money games for kids – Escape From Knab

This already the sixth post about fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education. I will keep them coming for you, there are lots more to come! Enjoy everyone! “Escape From Knab, The Adventure” is the … 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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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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Creating A Healthy Wealth Mentality In Our Kids And Teens

There is a familiar proverb “money doesn’t grow on trees.” We smile to ourselves when we think of this quote. Well, actual dollar bills don’t grow on trees but does money really not grow on trees? Is this not a … Continue reading

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Money games for kids – Rich Kid Smart Kid

In the coming weeks I will post articles about fun resources and games for kids to help with their financial education. Here is the first one, Enjoy everyone! The Rich Kid Smart Kid (RKSK) money online game introduces kids (ages … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “The Earlier the Better” by Kate Willson

Here’s another great guest post for you by Kate Willson, thanks Kate for sharing your thoughts with us. Cheers…Amanda van der Gulik…Excited Life Enthusiast! ;o) =============================================================== Teaching Your Child about Money: The Earlier the Better Teaching children about money is … 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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“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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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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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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Why Should We Teach Children About Money?

Dear fellow Concerned Parent, I am constantly asked why is it so important to teach our kids about money? Shouldn’t we just let our kids be ‘kids‘ and let them worry about money after they grow up? These are very … Continue reading

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Why Should We Teach Our Kids About Money?

“Why should we teach our kids about money? Some people say, “Timmy’s so young. I want him to enjoy being happy and innocent. Money is a worry for grown-ups, not kids.” I say, “We’re raising a whole generation with ‘sucker’ … Continue reading

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Kids and Money

Welcome and thank-you for taking the time to visit my blog. Teaching Kids about Money has been my passion now for a few years. When Children understand how to use their money then they will be able to become financially … Continue reading

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