Financial Education for Kids Blog

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3 Quick Tips to Start Raising Money-Smart Kids

  Here are three practical, simple tips you can use to get your kids started on the road to money-smart learning. Because you know they’ll buy veggies if you give…

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The Importance of Doing Something Different

  I recently opened a new account with First Entertainment Federal Credit Union out here in Los Angeles. I didn’t do this because they were offering me the best loan…

The Money Mammals Create Mobile App + Win Awards

  The Money Mammals have created a mobile app and have been busy winning awards these days. Read the full release.  

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MoneyBuddy’s 2014 Award Winner

    I’m very excited to announce that we are the MoneyBuddy 2014 “Best Money Saving Blog For Kids” award winner!  Click here for more.  

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Longer-Term Savings and the Save Jar

  I just had a nice conversation with a friend who is implementing the Share, Save & Spend Smart Money Mammals allowance system for his six- and eight-year-old kids. You…

Site Launch

Our new website is finally up. We’ve worked hard to get a beautiful new site ready, and we’re proud to show it off. Thanks for reading our blog. We have…

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Take Five Short Minutes to Set Up an Allowance System

  I always liked the idea of KISS (You know, Keep It Simple, Stupid.), but I never liked what the last “S” stood for. Referring to yourself or anyone else…

Money Mammals TV Spreecast with Joline Godfrey

  For my first Money Mammals TV Spreecast, I had the honor of chatting with Joline Godfrey, author of the newly revised Raising Financially Fit Kids and founder of Independent Means.  …

Of Marshmallows and Money

  By now we’ve all heard of the Marshmallow Study by Walter Mischel. You know, the one in which kids who could resist a marshmallow for a period of time would…

Mini iPads and Money Mistakes

  One of the key tenets of our approach to helping kids get money-smart is that allowing them to make small purchasing mistakes is just a part of the process.…