It’s a fact of life money just isn’t all about fast cars, beautiful homes and exotic vacations. How do we introduce our kids to the tough realities of money?read more
‘Wow hasn’t the year just flown by!’
I’ve found myself saying that more than once these last few weeks – but really where does the time go?
I just wanted to take the time to drop you a note to wish you and your families a wonderful holiday season and a 2019 full of love, laughter & happiness.read more
When I was a kid Christmas could be summed by three key things.
1. An overweight bearded man in a funny red suit
2. Trying to impress said bearded man with acts of kindness to ensure my place on the ‘nice’ list.
Having witnessed Master 8 & Miss 5 (soon to be 15) polar opposite approaches to purchasing, I started to question how could we encourage a happy medium between the two purchasing styles? So kids learn to make mindful money decisions that they feel good about & will give them more than 5 minutes of fun.read more
I recently read a Facebook post about kids and money that definitely created (let’s put this politely) heated debate. The post was advertising a prepaid Visa card for kids that parents use to assign pocket money (an allowance for those in other parts of the world) which teaches kids the value of money in the ‘modern world’. Think a digital wallet/debit card crossed with a piggy bank. I like to think of it as teaching kids about ‘invisible’ money.read more
We all know how challenging it can be to distract kids away from Ipads & tablets these days.
It quickly becomes an Olympic sized challenge when your reason for distraction is to impart an essential life lesson, lets say on financial capability for example.
We’d be the first to admit that money isn’t a topic generally associated with fun (unless of course it involves spending it).read more
Welcome to Money $ense a newsletter to keep you up to date with all the happenings at Money Mindful Kids.
We know your time is precious and the demands of daily life mean it’s often hard to keep up with everythingread more
Teaching kids about money can be likened to a rollercoaster ride, there are plenty of ups and downs, and most certainly a few unexpected twists & turns. However, the good news is it doesn’t have to be this way!
Using books is one way – take a look at our favourite money stories for kidsread more