If you’re a parent or caregiver who’s been feeling about 15 minutes late for everything and just a screw short of personal daily assembly, teaching kids about money at home can be a logistical challenge. Today’s schools understand this, and fortunately, many of them are including finance in their curricula, knowing how money connects to […]
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5 Simple Money Goals for Young Kids
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Goal setting is super important when you’re teaching your child about finance—it keeps them focused, makes progress easier to measure and gives you the chance to offer praise and reward when they do well. You can set dozens of different goals for your child based on their age and abilities, but these are some of […]
bankaroo story in the YE! (Young Entrepreneur Community)
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“Just knowing that something I, a teenager, made could affect anyone really makes me feel like I did something good.” As posted on EY! Blog by firstname.lastname@example.org Ye! is a platform for entrepreneurs aged 16 to 30. But some people just don’t wait to be 16 to get started! Danielle Gafni from the United States is one such […]
Money Basics for Kids: The Reasons Why You Should Save
You’ve probably heard it from mom and dad a thousand times: “You should save your money!” If your parents are not clear on exactly why saving is so important, though, here’s a breakdown of some of the major reasons you should listen to their advice. Saving lets you eventually buy things you might not have […]
The Features on Money: Why Your Kids Should Know What’s What
Even though money can look very different from country to country, generally speaking, there are distinguishing features that make each bill or coin unique. These features aren’t something your kids should ignore. These are just some of the design elements you can point out to your kids: Country Name—This element tells your child where the […]
How to Introduce Your Kids to Charity Work
Even though your kids will love to spend their money on themselves, their funds also can pave the way for something that is priceless—the experience and self-gratification that comes from giving to others. With a little effort, you can ease your youngsters into charity work and donation in a way that feels natural to them […]
Money Smarts: Why You Should Teach Your Kids About Customer Service
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Once your child has money of their own from an allowance, doing chores or holding down a basic job, it’s critical that they use a variety of strategies to save and make the most of their income. Customer service is an area many parents overlook talking to their kids about, but including it in your […]
Money Goals for Kids of Different Ages
As a money-conscious parent, you know how important it is to teach your kids about finance, and that the process of doing this takes years. Still, with so many topics to cover, many parents are a little lost about when they should be teaching what. The general guideline is that you stay relatively concrete until […]