Tag: money

Teaching Dollars and Sense – Financial Literacy for Children

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The first time my son said, “Mom, can I have some money?” I knew we were in trouble. My husband and I had yet...

Our Chore for Money Earning System: Why and How We Started...

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It’s hard to explain the feeling you get the instant when you realize you’ve completely failed your kids in one specific area. I’d kind...

The Book Fair: Let’s End Commercialism and Focus on the Joy...

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My six-year-old son was in uncontrollable tears and it was only 7:00 AM. Our mornings don’t usually start like this, especially the morning before...

Renting, There’s No Shame in It: The Personal Path of Homeowership

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Currently, my husband of 13 years and I are on the precipice of something we haven’t had any interest in until now. Homeownership. We...

Allowance: Helping Kids Earn, Spend, Save and Give Money!

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My daughter is 6 and in the last few months, my husband and I have found it challenging to get her to do tasks...

The High Cost of Morals and the Dreaded Credit Card Decline

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A few weeks ago, I was attacked. I got attacked by something that I’ve been attacked by before. By this time, I should know...

A Weekly Allowance: Is it Worth It?

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It’s a fear we’ve all had. For us, it began once we placed our sweet babies in daycare. For others, maybe it struck in the...

Teaching Kids About Money

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Money can be a sensitive topic, am I right?! But, it doesn't always have to be, especially when it comes to guiding and teaching our...

Money Can’t Buy Happiness for Your Kids Either

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In the last 48 hours I’ve spent 29 of them at work. Now this is definitely not my normal workload and came about because of...

Flashback Friday :: Budget Ninja

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Look, I am no financial expert.  My husband hasn't worked at a for-profit organization since his teenage days in the Wal-Mart technology department.  He...

Budget Ninja: 10 Ways to Effectively Cut Your Budget

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Look, I am no financial expert.  My husband hasn't worked at a for-profit organization since his teenage days in the Wal-Mart technology department.  He...