We all know this: what works for one family doesn’t work for another. Such is the case with motivation systems, star charts, and other ways of tracking and rewarding chores.
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The comments on my post detailing my family’s allowance strategy were FULL of practical advice and fantastic suggestions. Here are the highlights.
Paula's ingenious travel money hack works for any vacation, not just a visit to the amusement park! A few years ago, we decided to designate a certain amount of money for special purchases whenever our family went to an amusement park. We figured out what we could afford ($25, but $15 would have been more […]
I've got money on the brain, and I'm still thinking about the great conversation we had here last week about paying kids for household jobs. Tangentially related, in my next post at the Intel-sponsored site MyLifeScoop, I talk about how my kids' weekly allowance distribution is now a whole lot easier with the help of […]
Now that the election is (mostly) behind us, it’s time to turn our attention back to the more sobering realities facing us, the economy being one of the biggest. Basic financial literacy is more important than ever, and we’ve brainstormed lots of ways to teach young kids about money. But what if your child isn’t […]