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Amanda L. Grossman

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Money Prodigy
General Finance
Teaching Kids Money
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Houston, Texas, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Why goal setting for kids is your best bet to get them to care about money. And caring about money' That’s how a money education starts. I’ve got a goal-setting exercise for you to do with your kid(dos). You might be thinking, wait, what' What does goal setting for kids have to do with getting my […] The post This is the Best, Smallest Action You Can Take to Get Your Kid ...
Posted: Dec 18 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Looking for fun things to do in the winter with your family' Teach your kid(dos) profit margins with this awesome winter family event you’ll create in your own backyard. It’s soooooo easy to sit inside all winter long and slowly accumulate cabin fever (plus a few pounds). Well today' We’re going to switch things up. […] The post Looking for Fun Things to Do in the Winter' Host a Winter Beverage ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Saving for kids comes a lot easier (adults, too) if they use this one, weird trick I’m about to show you. There is power in naming something. Naming something gives it a purpose. A place to focus an intention. Savings accounts are no different when it comes to both needing a name and an actual […] The post Weird but Effective Trick to Make Saving for Kids Easy appeared first on ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 5:00 PM
A money teachable moment may 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 @ 5:00 PM
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 @ 5:00 PM
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 […] The post 21 Cool Piggy Banks as Gifts for Kids appeared first on Money Prodigy ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 5:00 PM
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 […] The post Cash Register Games: More Than, Less Than Money Play appeared first on Money ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 3:00 PM
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 @ 3:00 PM
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 […] The post Family Dinner Games with a Money Twist: Everest Avalanche Dessert Breakout Box appeared ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 3:00 PM
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 […] The post Genius Hack to Get Your Kid to Take Better Care of their Belongings ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 3:00 PM


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