Get Real With Money: I Want A Basketball [Show Kids How To Spend Within Their Means]

My second son tried out basketball with some neighbourhood friends last week and oh boy, he was hooked when he managed to shoot 2 goals. He came home letting us know that he wanted a basketball. I was inclined to make him wait. I didn’t want to promote this instant gratification thing in our family whereby a child asks for something and he gets it … Continue reading Get Real With Money: I Want A Basketball [Show Kids How To Spend Within Their Means]

Teaching Kids About Stocks In Investment {With Printable}

What are stocks? Let’s say you really like McDonald’s and you want to be one of the many owners of The McDonald’s Corporation, you buy their stock MCD from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Remember how you received a certificate when you graduated from kindergarten, which was proof you finished all your lessons?  Well, when you buy stock from McDonald’s, they give you what … Continue reading Teaching Kids About Stocks In Investment {With Printable}

DIY Piggy Banks To Make Saving FUN!

Little ones will pay more attention to saving when they have cute piggy banks to look at everyday. They’ll definitely want to drop in a coin or two just so they can admire their cool DIY piggy banks. That’s when they start having the habit of saving. What more can you ask for? Here are some really beautiful DIY piggy bank ideas I found on … Continue reading DIY Piggy Banks To Make Saving FUN!

Explaining Diversification to Kids {With FREE Worksheets}

Mother Hen, Her Eggs and The Boy A story about the importance of diversification – for kids an original story by Investor Kiddo   There once lived a little boy on a farm with his family. His favourite thing to do was to visit the chicken coop every morning after breakfast. He wanted to see if the hen has laid any eggs. But more importantly, … Continue reading Explaining Diversification to Kids {With FREE Worksheets}

14 Board Games About Money {The Complete List}

A great introduction to the world of finance, an especially important subject to learn in today’s economy. Learning doesn’t have to be boring! Cashflow For Kids <– CLICK TO GET IT Suitable for Ages: 7-14 years old What Players Learn: How to make money work for them. They learn about assets and liabilities.     Monopoly Junior <– CLICK TO GET IT Suitable for Ages: 5+ years old What … Continue reading 14 Board Games About Money {The Complete List}

12 Online Business Ideas For Teens

What is the difference between an online business and a lemonade stand? Well, the gap in the customer reach is so huge. When you are online, you can practically reach anyone anywhere in the world that has access to the Internet. Times are changing, so do the ways our teens can make their own money. It’s no longer about mowing lawns for neighbours. Here are … Continue reading 12 Online Business Ideas For Teens

Simple Ways to Teach Kids About Investment {Free Printable}

Warren Buffet was asked in this interview featured on Forbes: At what age should we speak with our kids about being smart with money and investing? Buffett: “It’s never too early to help kids understand about money. Whether it’s understanding the cost of the new toy they want, or the value of saving money. Kids are exposed to money matters from a very young age, … Continue reading Simple Ways to Teach Kids About Investment {Free Printable}