Category Archives: Kids and Money

Allowance: Tips on Giving Children Allowance

You are standing in the check out line at the grocery store dreading the nagging you are sure to get from the kids about buying another pack of gum. All the stuff at the check out line is a total … Continue reading

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A Powerful Framework to Teach Kids about Money

By Kathryn Mandelcorn, FMA How we feel about money, and how we manage it, has a lot to do with what our parents did or did not do. We carry our money beliefs, positive and negative, from our childhood straight into … Continue reading

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6 Proven Ways to Teach Kids about Money

Where did you learn about money? From school, from your parents, from a life of hard knocks?! Well, you as a parent are the most influential teacher your child will ever have, and specifically the mom when it comes to … Continue reading

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What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money?

By Karin Mizgala, BA Psyc, MBA, CFP® “I wish I had learned more about money as a kid.” This is one of the most frequent comments I hear from clients. With financial literacy initiatives being instituted to teach kids about … Continue reading

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Have you had the talk?

By Karen Richardson, FPSC Level 1™ Kids are surrounded by sexy advertising everyday. And although you think you are being discreet, they see all the plastic cards in your wallet; credit cards, debit cards, even loyalty cards. You know it’s just … Continue reading

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Ask a Money Coach: What’s the best way to save for my children’s education?

What’s the best way to save for my children’s education? I’ve seen brochures on Group Education Savings plan in my doctor’s office – are these a good idea? Answered by Sabine Lay, money coach Education is one of the biggest expenses … Continue reading

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Should you give your kids an allowance?

By Karen Richardson, HBOR Parents often ask me if they should give their children an allowance. The answer is yes! As our children grow and change they will have many different dreams for their future, but whichever path they take … Continue reading

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Podcast: Teaching kids the value of money

Featuring: Nancy Phillips, Founder and President, DollarSmartKids Enterprises Inc. and Creator of the Zela Wela Kids financial story book series, and Karen Richardson, Money Coach with Money Coaches Canada. Listen in to learn why there is such an urgency to … Continue reading

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