Monthly Archives April 2017

Money conversation: buying a smoothie

I had promised each of my children I would take them to the new yoghurt store around the corner. DS1 and DS2 went two weeks ago, but DD was busy that day, so she didn’t come. So the other day after a game, I brought DD to the yoghurt store. DS2 wanted to come too, but I reminded him this trip was really just for DD to try the yoghurt because she didn’t come with us last time. He said he wanted to come for
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Why I teach my children about money

To understand my passion for teaching my children about money is to understand my past. I grew up in a frugal household.  I understood money was scarce and we had to be very careful with how we use it. My first experience with McDonalds or Pizza Hut or KFC didn’t happen until I was at least 10 years old.  We simply didn’t have the money to buy fast food.  Slurpee was a birthday treat.  Despite this, I didn’t feel that I was
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