Tag Archives: Money Management

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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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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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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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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Guest Post: Teaching Kids the Value of Money Through Pets

Today I have a lovely guest post to share with you. This one was sent in by Sara Dawkins. Enjoy! Cheers…Amanda…Excited Life Enthusiast! ;o) ============================================================ Teaching Kids the Value of Money Through Pets Parents know the value of money is … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Teaching the Importance of Conservation

Today I have another great guest post written by Jenna to share with you. Jenna’s focus this time is on how important it is for kids to learn about conservation. Thank-you Jenna for your post. Enjoy! Cheers…Amanda…Excited Life Enthusiast! ;o) … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 5 Ways to Teach Kids About Coupons

Today I have another great guest post to share with you, this one was written by Jenna. Jenna has some great tips on using coupons and suggests where you can get some great coupons with us as well. Thank-you Jenna … 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 – 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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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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Isn’t ‘Kids Entrepreneur’ A Quirky Combination? ;o)

According to Webster’s Dictionary, an entrepreneur is “someone who launches or manages a business venture, often assuming risks.” I believe that an entrepreneur is someone who dreams big dreams and then makes them happen! ;o) Is it possible to combine … 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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“The 6 Magical Piggy Banks” Cartoon for Kids…

Like the video? Let your Facebook friends know about it so we can empower more kids. Simply click on the ‘LIKE’ button, here on the right. Thanks, You’re so awesome! ;o) => Click here to learn more about how you can teach … 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: “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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Investing When We Have No Money – Guest Post

There is ‘Good Debt’ and there is ‘Bad Debt’. Bad Debt is Debt that takes money away from you and makes you work harder to repay it. Good Debt is Debt that brings money to you and makes your money … 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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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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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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ABC News: Teach Your Child How to Handle Money

Why Parents Don’t Talk to Their Kids About Money I just found this article on ABC news and wanted to share it with all of you. I think it really hits home with a lot of us parents and really … Continue reading

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