Kids NEED to Manage their own Money

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Kids Need to Manage Their Own Money

As we talk about in our book “Money Monster or Money Master?” kids can’t really learn to skate without putting on skates and getting on the ice. The same is true for learning how to manage money. We believe that you need to give your kids the opportunity to have money to manage (and whether you do the traditional Allowance … Read More

Teach Your Kids to Look for Solutions

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Teach Kids Problem Solving

When my boys were little they would get into normal kid disputes and then run to me to solve the problem. Around the age of 5, I started to tell them, they needed to do their best to solve problems on their own, and if they couldn’t they needed to bring me 3 solutions to chose from. I suggested 3 … Read More

Teach Your Kids to be Problem Solvers

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All successful businesses solve a problem at a profit. Movie theatres solve people’s need for entertainment by providing movies at a time and place that people are willing to come and enjoy them. They then create additional profits, by solving the problem of people wanting to snack while they enjoy a film by providing popcorn and snacks. They solve the … Read More