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Teaching Kids Everyday Money Skills


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Always Look Around

My son recently asked for a very expensive birthday gift. He wanted a super high-end art marker set. 36 colored art markers for over $200. I told him to keep looking.

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100% Effort All the Time?

Teach your kids to put the same amount of effort into everything they do. It’s part of their character. I know it’s hard. It is sometimes difficult for kids to see past their own needs. Keep pushing. Try using money as the explainer…

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Giving is Growing!

That feel-good rush is important and in fact, an essential part of learning about money handling and social responsibility. We need to give in order to understand value and reach.

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Brand Loyalty and Money

Heinz Ketchup, Kleenex tissues, Campbell’s soup, Nike shoes, Pampers diapers? We all have our favourites. Would you abandon them for a sale-priced item?