"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

October 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Kids & Money, Parenting

Tweet Teaching kids business skills early will increase their financial awareness.  As we begin to teach our kids these important lessons about business and money it’s important to take advice from others that have been there and done that with their own kids.  Sarah Cook with Raising Ceo Kids shares tips on raising your own kids […]

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Feature: Junior Achievement’s efforts to teach kids around the world about business

Tweet Feature: Junior Achievement’s efforts to teach kids around the world about business By Kate Foley, Fearless Ambition When people think of Junior Achievement, the first thing that comes to mind may be the JA they experienced when they were a kid. “Their perception that all we do is teach kids how to make lamps […]

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Teach Your Teen Paycheck Savvy

July 7, 2010 by  
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Tweet Teach Your Teen Paycheck Savvy By Linda Stern From CNN Money Magazine Congrats! Your kid landed a summer job in this tight, tight economy. Now, of course, he’ll have that $7.25 an hour burning a hole in his pocket. That’s where you step in: “Parents have a real opportunity to help teens learn to […]

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Money-Smart Kids: No money for money education?

July 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Kids & Money, Money

Tweet Money-Smart Kids No money for money education? By Tom Henske From Westport News Online Last week — while reading Karen Blumenthal‘s article in The Wall Street Journal, “Is There a Cure for Financial Literacy?” — I was reminded of one of the impediments to improving financial literacy in our country. Citing data from The Jumpstart Coalition, Karen […]

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Video: Susan Beacham provides advice on Teens and Money on the Dr. Phil Show

July 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Kids & Money, Money, Parenting, Teens

Tweet Katie is a teenaged girl who wants a lot, and who expects her parents to foot the bill. She asks for manicures, haircuts and clothes without any thought to the financial cost. Susan Beacham sits down with Katie to discuss her family’s monthly income, and shows her the amount available to spend after mortgage […]

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Video: Teenage Millionaire

June 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Entrepreneurs, Kid Entrepreneurs, Kids & Money, Money

Tweet Ashley Qualls is a 17-year-old self-made millionaire. Find out how she struck gold on the web.

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Kidpreneurs Book Makes the NAPPA Gold Award

Tweet Serial entrepreneurs and constant advocates for the fostering of intelligent young minds, the Toren brothers have done something unique with “Kidpreneurs,” by outlining the basic tools and strategies adults use to groom their businesses in a simple, straightforward manner that will allow any child to easily understand. Throughout the many years that Matthew Toren […]

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Teaching the Tough Lesson of Delayed Gratification.

December 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Budgeting, Kids & Money, Money

Tweet Raising kids to be money smart kids will take some direction.  Total Wealth Management’s Jacob Cooper gives us parents some tips on how to do that.

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Money Savvy Pig can teach us Adults a few Tricks

December 10, 2009 by  
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Tweet Susan Beacham, founder of Money Savvy Generation,  writes books, curriculum and tools for children.  It  helps Parents and Grandparents teach them how to understand money.  She mentions money management as a critical life skill.  Wow, what a concept!  Remember,  our children may not always do what we say but they see what we do!

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Lemonade Day: Teaching Kids about Entrepreneurship

Tweet Lemonade Day introduces kids to entrepreneurship!  This city-wide event encourages kids to start a lemonade stand and sell their lemonade to the entire community.  Schools, community groups and businesses get involved to make this all happen.  Visit the website and click on your city to get more information and don’t forget to get involved with […]

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