I feel it is important to start teaching kids about saving and spending when they are young. I saw a recent post on Money Saving Mom about the storybook, A Chair for My Mother, by Vera B. Williams. Vera Williams has written several storybooks and I found three that are about saving money for things [...]

For the month of October I am participating in a 31 day event where bloggers post each day on different topics. I chose the topic of teaching kids about money and finances. BreadVault.com is a website and free mobile app to help parents and their children learn to manage their money. It allows children to [...]

One great way to save money on books and other items is to visit your public library. Besides books, check out your library for DVDs about financial topics. Our local library has a number of DVDs in the children’s section on a variety of topics such as budgeting, credit/debit cards, banking and more. They are [...]

For the month of October I am participating in a 31 day event where bloggers post each day on different topics. I chose the topic of teaching kids about money and finances. There are various resources to teach kids about money. I have compiled information into a Page-a-Day Calendar with websites and other information to [...]

For the month of October I am participating in a 31 day event where bloggers post each day on different topics. I chose the topic of teaching kids about money and finances. It is important to start teaching children about money as early as you can. Some people say as young as 3 years old. [...]

For the month of October I am participating in a 31 day event where bloggers post each day on different topics. I chose the topic of teaching kids about money and finances. One of the books I have found to help you teach your kids about money is Money Doesn’t Grow On Trees, A Parent’s [...]

The MoneySmart family system was written by Steve & Annette Economides who are known as America’s Cheapest Family. The book covers the steps they used to teach their kids about money and finances. One of the things they use is the 5/50/500 rule of life. Each chapter ends with ideas to use the 5/50/500 rule [...]

One of my goals for the next month is to post each day of July about a List of 10 dealing with a personal finance or money saving idea topic. Use real world experiences to teach your kids about money, such as trips to the bank, store and dining out. 1) At the bank explain [...]

One of my goals for the next month is to post each day of July about a List of 10 dealing with a personal finance or money saving idea topic. There are many resources to use to teach kids about money and saving. Following are ten that I would recommend. 1) Money Savvy Bank is [...]

I feel it is important to start teaching kids about saving and spending when they are young. I saw a recent post on Money Saving Mom about the storybook, A Chair for My Mother, by Vera B. Williams. Vera Williams has written several storybooks and I found three that are about saving money for things [...]