“Can I have that, pllllleeeeeasssse?” As a parent, how often have we heard that familiar phrase? If you don’t have kids, I’m sure you remember a time you berated your parents for a prized possession. At times we may give in, and other times we brace for the tantrum that is sure to follow the […]
I have noticed somewhat of a disturbing epidemic going on in my hometown lately. No, it’s not a medical disease or plague, but it is something that I am very concerned about, and it seems to be affecting many more children today than it did in the not-so-distant past. Children seem to know nothing about […]
My kids have been saving money for months. A portion of their allowance goes to long-term savings, a portion goes to giving, and a bunch goes to saving for our upcoming vacation. We do the accounting online, so they rarely touch a dollar bill. For our kids this works, since otherwise the cash ends up […]
One of my most popular posts of all time is Kids and Allowance. As parents we don’t just struggle to manage our own finances, but we want to teach our kids smart money saving strategies. We want them to grow up and learn how to manage money without making the stupid mistakes we made or […]
“Can I have that, please???â€
As a parent, how often have we heard that familiar phrase? If you don’t have kids, I’m sure you remember a time you berated your parents for a prized possession. What’s a parent to do? Give them an allowance, of course!