Summer Money Activities for Kids
May21

Summer Money Activities for Kids

Shannon Ryan joined us to kick off the new Stacking Benjamins podcast yesterday, and we received a ton of great feedback and requests to “get this in writing.” So, we owe a big thank you to Shannon, who sent over her tips for us. If you missed the podcast, here are some great tips to help kids learn about money. Enjoy! Summer is the perfect time to start talking to your kids about money as life is less structured, and you...

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5 Summer Activities to Create Money Savvy Kids: High School
Jun26

5 Summer Activities to Create Money Savvy Kids: High School

Ah, we made it! It’s most rewarding yet the most challenging to work with high school students on money management. While these activities are the most fun for parents, high school students are more difficult to engage than younger children. If you don’t have high school age children yet, you may not know this, but your brains will disappear for about four or five years. Looking for tips for younger children? Try: 5 Educational...

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5 Summer Activities to Create Money Savvy Kids: Upper Elementary to Middle School
Jun19

5 Summer Activities to Create Money Savvy Kids: Upper Elementary to Middle School

Looking for educational activities for younger kids? Check last week’s installment: 5 Educational Summer Activities for Kids – Early Elementary. I mentioned before that I have a love/hate relationship with summer. To keep my twins from just attacking the XBox every day, I designed a bunch of fun summer activities, many that taught important life lessons. Let’s tackle those games I used when they were from third grade till about 6th or...

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5 Educational Summer Activities For Kids – Early Elementary
Jun12

5 Educational Summer Activities For Kids – Early Elementary

I have a love/hate relationship with summer. Without any direction, my kids have one thought: XBox. It takes a ton of energy to continually point them to worthwhile summer activities when they aren’t at work or sports practices (even when I take away the XBox). I love spending time with my children during the summer, …but my professional goals get chucked out the window when they’re home. I avoid frustration by realizing that my kids...

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