Monthly Archives May 2017

Despite best-laid plans

Sometimes the best-laid plans will fail and it’s okay. I will always choose for my children to have a childhood over insisting on teaching them a money lesson. Financial literacy is not a race. It is a journey of lifetime learning. There is not a test that I or my children have to pass. As long as I constantly expose my children to money lessons, I know I don’t need to follow any rigid plans. In fact, sometimes it’s okay to
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Why I pay my children to do housework

If you read my earlier post, you will know my position on paying children to do housework. I want to share 2 examples of how paying children to do housework is a good way to teach them the value of money. Pay someone else to do it Each of my children have allocated family chores. There are also family chores that anyone can complete if they would like to work for more money – for example, if they are saving for
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