Why We Don’t Give Our Kids Allowance – The Importance of Work

We do not give our children allowance because we believe money should be rightfully earned. Now before you think my kids have to earn every single cent for their living, allow me to say that we do give them pocket money to school because that is a necessity. As for toys, sorry, that’s definitely not a necessity. So they will have to earn and save … Continue reading Why We Don’t Give Our Kids Allowance – The Importance of Work

Get Real With Money: Saving Up for X-box or Smartphone [Delayed Gratification]

After lunch, the kids happened to want to visit a toy store today (Kiddy Palace). As we agreed to go in without buying anything (because I wasn’t going to buy them anything), my eldest said he wanted to check out if there’s anything he can buy with his piggy bank money. He has around $35 in savings. I said okay and we entered the store. … Continue reading Get Real With Money: Saving Up for X-box or Smartphone [Delayed Gratification]

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!