9 Mistakes to Avoid When Giving Kids an Allowance

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Giving Kids an Allowance

Research shows that giving kids an allowance is beneficial, but setting it up correctly is important. Here are 9 mistakes to avoid when giving kids an allowance.  A recent survey found that 70% of American adults couldn’t answer basic financial questions correctly. These questions included how interest on a savings account is calculated and if…

9 Things You Should Stop Paying for Once Your Kids Have an Allowance

9 Things You Should Stop Paying for Once Your Kids Have an Allowance

When your kids get an allowance they should also be given the responsibility to pay for more things on their own.   Two years ago, I decided our family needed a change. Every time we walked into a store, my girls – and especially the youngest – would begin asking for anything and everything in sight: “Mom,…

8 Stories to Inspire Generosity and Charity in Kids

8 Stories to Inspire Generosity and Charity in Kids

Tis’ the season to give, and what better way to teach children about being generous than by sharing stories of kids who recognized a need and set out to fix it. The kids featured here are remarkable – each were so determined to do something, anything, to help others that they eventually began charities, sometimes even before entering high school. Get ready to be inspired!