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Amanda L. Grossman

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Name:
Money Prodigy
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Teaching Kids Money
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Personal Finance Writer
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Latest Blog Posts

A money teachable moment maybe not be easy to identify in your own life, so I’m sharing 5 real-life examples of other parents who saw an opportunity and seized it to teach their kiddo something important. Have you ever heard the phrase Teachable Moment' A Teachable Moment is a specific time that is ripe for […] The post 5 Meaningful Examples of a Money Teachable Moment from Parents in Real Life ...
Posted: Nov 20 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Money educational toys for kids provide the best of both worlds — fun for now, and lessons that will stay with them into adulthood when they’ll need those important life skills. I’ve got an idea. This year, instead of gifting money to your nieces, nephews, and other kid(dos) your life, why not gift money educational toys […] The post 9 Money Educational Toys for Kids this Christmas appeared first on Money Prodigy ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Cool piggy banks to help the kiddo in your life get excited about saving money. Heck, they might even accumulate some instead of you finding it crumpled up in their jeans pocket! The piggy bank. It’s kinda the first instrument/tool/resource you can give your kiddo, or your niece, nephew, grandchild, etc. to get them interested in saving money. Saving money for kids starts simply by giving them a place to start accumulating ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Through cash register games like this one, gently introduce some money context to your kid’s world. Start with this game of More Than, Less Than, then have them set their own inventory prices for pretend play. Pricing inventory. It’s something that can make biz owners cringe (ask me how I know!). I mean, we have to answer icky questions like how much would someone pay for your product? How much did ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 6:00 AM
A toy cash register is awesome for your child to play with. But don’t you want to set up a bit more intentional money play from time-to-time' Let me show you how. Got a shiny new toy cash register for your child and, while they think it's cool, there's no real direction from you on […] The post How to Set Up Teachable Money Play Using Your Kid's Toy Cash Register ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 6:00 AM
A toy cash register is awesome for your child to play with. But don’t you want to set up a bit more intentional money play from time-to-time? Let me show you how. Got a shiny new toy cash register for your child and, while they think it’s cool, there’s no real direction from you on what to do with it? Perhaps it’s not-so-new, but you’d like to introduce more intentional money play ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Family dinner games that will teach your kid a specific money lesson + have them begging to sit around the table? #MamaWins. Mama Bears? You’re about to reach cool-Mom status. Not only that, but your kids will actually want to sit down to a family meal tonight. Why is that? On my quest to figure out innovative + experiential ways to teach your kids about money, I’ve come across an idea that takes ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Child not listening? Here’s a genius hack I ran across for how to get your kid(dos) to listen – without yelling – when it comes to taking care of their belongings. I know a mom who used to be really frustrated with her son’s lackluster care + enthusiasm for his belongings. She would buy him nice gifts at Christmas and for birthdays. But what would he do? When her son was a ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 6:00 AM
How to teach kids about money using books + bonus money lessons I've added in. Broken down by age. Earlier this year I went through a research project of sorts. I wanted to read tons of children's books about money to see what materials are out there. But I wanted to take it a step […] The post Wondering How to teach Kids About Money' Fill their Reading List with these ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 6:00 AM
How to teach kids about money using books + bonus money lessons I’ve added in. Broken down by age. Earlier this year I went through a research project of sorts. I wanted to read tons of children’s books about money to see what materials are out there. But I wanted to take it a step further. See, you’re a busy parent. And you don’t necessarily have time to read all of the ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 6:00 AM

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