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Kids and Money: The Kool-Aid Stand

Kids and Money:  The Kool-Aid Stand One of the most common ways to teach your kids about making money is the old-fashioned Lemonade or Kool-Aid stand.   It goes way beyond making a little spending … [Read more...]

Back to School on a Budget

I can hardly believe it's August already. The summer has gone by WAY too fast. While I don't send my own kids back to school until after Labor Day, I know some of you are gearing up for the first … [Read more...]

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag

Fun for Kids: Ice Cream in a Bag

July is National Ice Cream month.  Now that's an occasion I can give my full support!  That means that supermarkets everywhere have lots of it in ample supply - and are putting it on sale.  Then, see … [Read more...]

kids and allowance

Kids and Money: Spend, Save, Share

  Kids and Money:  Spend, Save, Share For kids old enough for an allowance, dividing their money three ways is a method that enforces the value of saving and sharing, as well as the fun of … [Read more...]