Tag Archives: Saving Money

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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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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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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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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Guest Post: 3 Ways to Save Money Giving Gifts This Summer

We just celebrated my niece, Alicia’s, 7th birthday. My children decided to make their own gifts for her this year instead of buying her a gift. Alicia loved her gifts! Xanthe made Alicia a homemade colouring book with pretty illustrations … 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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Guest Post: Saving Money with Your Kids During the Summer Holiday

Here are some wonderful ways to save money this summer with your kids. This is a special guest post. I know you will fully enjoy this post. Please let Nadia know how much you appreciate her ideas by posting your … 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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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: Easy and Fun Ways to Teach your Kids about Saving Money and Conserving Energy

Hi, here’s another great guest post for you. In this special post Mariana Ashley shares some great tips for how we can teach our children about money while at the same time teach them about energy conservation. I know you … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Small Savings Can Add Up

Today I have a special guest post to share with you. Lauren Bailey wanted to share some insights with you on how to teach your children to save money by using coupons. I think she did a fantastic job of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Savings Bonds Remain a Traditional Gift for Children and are Now Online

I’ve had many parents ask me “what about bonds? Will they help my kids?” We do not personally use this strategy for our own children and therefore I did not feel I would be the right person to answer your … Continue reading

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Is the Love of Money the Root of all Evil?

A Special Guest Post from Angelo Campione =============================================================== In society, money seems to be considered a necessary “evil” and religions have often used the phrase that “the love of money is the root of all evil”. But why would something inanimate like … 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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Teaching Your Kids The Importance Of Saving

“Teaching Your Kids The Importance Of Saving It is my opinion that, as parents, we have an obligation to teach our kids about saving and financial matters in general. I believe that teaching our kids about saving and financial matters … Continue reading

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baithak: Child psychology – by Melanie Barwick, Ph.D., C.Psych.

baithak: Child psychology – by Melanie Barwick, Ph.D., C.Psych.: “When you think of your kids and money, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Okay, yes, they are expensive. What’s the second thing? Perhaps your mind turns to allowance … Continue reading

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