Tag Archives: Teaching Money

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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Which Money Values Does Your Child Have?

What kind of money value does your child or teen have? Are they like most these days and just assume that money is owed to them and that they can just go out and buy the coolest, newest gadgets on … 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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Have You Heard about Julie Kleinhans’ Successful Kids Revolution?

Last year I was asked to be a special guest speaker for Julie Kleinhans’ Online Successful Kids Revolution. It was amazing! I felt honoured to be asked, along with some pretty amazing parenting guru’s in the industry, to help parents … 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: Using the Sims to Demonstrate Finances

I’ve always believed that playing games it the next best thing to living the experience yourself so when Paul asked to write a post for our blog about using a fun video game to teach children about money, I jumped … 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: 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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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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Some Great Money Games for Younger Kids!

I was just emailed a recommendation request by one of my valued members. Her child is only 5 years old and she was looking to get a fun game to teach her child about money but most of the games … 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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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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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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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 – 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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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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“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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***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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I hope you had as wonderful an Easter weekend as I did. ;o)

I’m not sure if you celebrate Easter or not, but regardless, I sincerely hope you had as great a weekend as I just did with my family. First the Easter Bunny set up a fun treasure hunt in our house … Continue reading

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I’m so Proud! Please show your support for Xanthe… ;o)

It’s your ‘Teaching Children About Money’ Coach – Amanda van der Gulik here. I have some exciting PERSONAL news – and I am just a bit nervous about sharing it…. You see, even though I am very “out there” with my public … Continue reading

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The Insider’s Secret’s to Raising a Future Millionaire

Hello Parents of Future Millionaires! I am so excited! My ebook, “The Insider’s Secrets to Raising a Future Millionaire” has been a huge hit! It is so heartening to know that the information, tools and resources that I have put … Continue reading

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Cash-Smart Kids – Teaching Kids About Money and Business

Hello Parents, I’ve just come across an amazing site. These parents have three young girls and all three of them started their own businesses in elementary school!!! Not bad, eh? Here’s a small excerpt from their site, click the link … Continue reading

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The Money Mammals – Teach Children About Money Through Music!

I have come across a great site with incredible tools for teaching children about money. They are called The Money Mammals. Here’s what kids are saying about money. And here’s an example of how The Money Mammals can help teach … Continue reading

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Launch of My Kids and Money eBook!!!

Hello Parents and Friends, I am very excited and pleased to let you know our “Insider’s Secrets to Raising a Future Millionaire” eBook is finished. It has taken a lot of effort and time (I was still working on it … Continue reading

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Young Investor Teaching Money Resources

Young Investor: “SHARING YOUR MONEY WITH OTHERS You already know three things that you can do with your money – spend it, save it or invest it. But you also have another choice: You can give it to groups that … 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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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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So What About Allowances?

CatastropheWaitress Hello Friends, I have been asked again and again about allowances. The questions are numerous but the main ones are: “Should I give my child an allowance?” “How much should I give my child as an allowance?” “When should … 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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