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Allowance 3.0: A 3-Step Plan to Increase Money Responsibility for Your Tween

  The endless holiday parties are finally over, and by now you’re probably trying to shed your holiday handles, still trying to figure out how to connect your latest gadget…

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6 Very Effective Ways to Start to Teach Your Kids About Money

  The holidays will be over before we know it. We’ll collectively transition into making resolutions and planning for the New Year. If you’re a reader of this blog, I imagine…

My Interview with Mint about Financial Education for Kids

My Interview with Mint about Financial Education for Kids

  I love and use Mint, so when they contacted me about doing an interview to talk about financial education for kids, I was very excited. I’m so glad that they chose to…

3 Mistakes You Might Be Making in Teaching Your Child Money Smarts

3 Mistakes You Might Be Making in Teaching Your Child Money Smarts

    I love New Year’s resolutions. One of mine was to read two books per month. I’m happy to say that I’m on track with it, largely because I eliminated one of…

4 Blog Posts to Start the New Year Right

4 Blog Posts to Start the New Year Right

  Happy New Year!   I touched on a number of key topics last year related to financial education for kids. I thought it might be helpful to point out a…

The Secret to Stopping In Store Temper Tantrums

The Secret to Stopping In-Store Temper Tantrums

  The tears well up. Her fists clench. Your fists clench. Here it comes. The scream. The rapid-fire toe tapping. The fist pounding.   The embarrassment. You’re a better parent…

3 Easy Ways to Teach Your Child to Share

3 Easy Ways to Teach Your Child to Share

  The Share jar. There it stands. Alone. In The Money Mammals’ three-jar system, which goes along with our “We’ll Share & Save & Spend Smart” mantra, the Share jar…

3 Easy Ways To Teach Your Kids to Spend Smart

3 Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids to Spend Smart

    The Money Mammals like to sing, “We’ll Share & Save & Spend Smart Too!” Here are three easy ways that you can teach your kids the last part of that…