Money isn't unlimited and we need to make it stretch as far as we can. Getting good value for our money for things we buy, is important and sometimes it can be as simple as shopping at a different store or even just by looking at other items on the same shelf. In … [Read more...] about Episode 5: Value FOR money
How do you feel about making decisions? What about the amount of times you hear “ Errrr...I dunno” from your kids? Decisions can be difficult for adults to make, and with the amount of times I hear ‘I dunno’ from my kids, decision making is a tricky process for our … [Read more...] about Episode 4: Smart spending. Options and decisions. Needs and wants.
This episode focuses on spending, saving and donating. The main reason you’re here on this blog and listening to the podcast, is because you want your kids to have good money smarts as they grow up. In order for this to really work and not just be a theoretical … [Read more...] about Episode 3: Spending, Saving and Donating
How often do you think to yourself, “I wish my kid understood how much things really cost and started appreciating their things?” Like that brand new winter coat that gets left here there and everywhere and then you're the one left searching for it or worse, having to buy … [Read more...] about Episode 2: What is the value of money?
These days, kids don’t see us use much cash because we use debit/credit cards, gift cards, e-transfers, google pay, PayPal, shop online...I can go on for a while, but you get where I’m going with this. It makes it harder and harder to visualize why we need money and the … [Read more...] about Episode 1: What is money and why do we work?