Kids and the concept of money

If you’re a parent, then I’m sure your kids have kindly asked you to buy them something when out shopping. When I say “kindly asked”, I mean more like they drew the attention of everyone in the store to themselves as they threw¬†themselves to the floor and kicked and screamed. You’re not the only one…

The Allowance Game – Teach your kids about money

If you have kids, grandkids, or simply know of some kids you kind of like, then I’m sure you can agree that they need to learn that stuff costs money, and money isn’t unlimited. If you can teach them about money through real world experiences, like chores, that’s great. But kids have short attention spans,…

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – Week 2

This last Saturday marked week 2 of the 9 week journey for those going through FPU at our church. I’m at one of the locations that has a pretty small class with about 6 participants each week. Personally, I kind of like this because everyone gets more of a chance to talk and share their…

Parenting Moment – Our “Current” Reward System

I could have called this a parenting tip or parenting advice, but that would mean I know something more about parenting than anyone else reading this. That certainly isn’t the case. We’ve got two daughters, ages 6 and 4. One day they returned home from shopping with mom and announced that they were each getting…