By Charlotte Wright It’s never too early to start teaching kids how to be money savvy. Learning how to handle finances is something that everyone needs to learn at some point in life. Shopping online is a convenient option for purchasing products and services—but did you know that it’s also a good way to educate […]
Should You Let Your Child Set HUGE Savings Goals?
Setting savings goals is a basic task you’ll want your kids to do as they learn about money. Just how big those goals should be isn’t set in stone, however, and parents often question whether big goals are worth it. Big Savings = Yes! Big Goals, Big Vision If your child saves only a small […]
New feature – Students’ Detailed View
Thank you for your feedback and support! Now you can view each student activities, in detail. We are working to enable additional actions, per students, similar to the ‘parent view’ in bankaroo for families. Tutorial:
Register your class in one click
The ‘bankaroo for schools’ community is growing fast. We already passed the 250 registered schools milestone (that was set as our 2015 goal!). Now, based on feedback we added some new features, as well as, improved others. One of the updates we made is the registration form. Now, when you register as a teacher, we […]
New! ‘Bankaroo for schools’ tutorials
The ‘Bankaroo for schools’ tutorials are here! All you need to know to create a school, set a class and manage your students. We are working on adding some video tutorials as well. Check out the bankaroo for schools page and access it from your school/teacher account left side navigation. More on the site…
5 Surprising Places to Learn About the Economy Over Summer Break
If your school is like most, then your teachers likely are covering economics to some degree. (That’s good!) When it’s summer, however, you have the perfect chance to learn more about this important subject in a real-world, hands-on approach. Summer fairs and concerts When you go to most fairs and concerts, you have to go […]
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 email@example.com 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 […]
Should Your Kid Get a Job?
To learn about and manage money well, it’s extraordinarily helpful to have a reliable income. For young kids, that income might come from an allowance or doing chores around the house. Once your kids are older, however, a regular job might be more advantageous. These questions can help you and your child to determine whether […]
Why Do Stores Have Sales?
Sales can be amazing events that let kids get the most out of the little money they have. Exactly why stores go through these events can be confusing, however—after all, isn’t a business losing out if they sell stuff at lower rates? Here’s how you can explain the purpose of the discounts. What Companies […]