Son, Get a Job! This was the conversation behind me in line at Superstore today. A teenager who was in grade 12 (they were talking about his graduation) was shopping with his mother. His mother was complaining that she was buying him chips and pop and other treats and it sounded like he was not […]
Don’t Rely on that Old Piggy Bank to Teach Your Kids about Money If you were like most children you probably had a piggy bank growing up. What did that piggy bank teach you about financial literacy? Did it prepare you for when you sat in front of your banker to see if you qualified […]
So how did you receive spending money as a child? Many of you probably received an allowance from your parents. How much did you get? 25¢, 50¢? Guess it depends on how old you are and how well off your family was. So what did you spend your allowance on? If you are like most […]
Here is a video from ING Direct. Very interesting the answers from children on money, savings and banking. I think ING is trying to get you to open a savings account for your kids and they are asking if you have had the Money Talk with your kids yet?? It obviously shows from this video, […]
Source: Dollars and Sense: How Wise Are We With Money?
I am very passionate about the topic of practical application – especially when it comes to money matters. We have a society that has been programmed that education alone is the key, but it is not just what you KNOW that is important but DOING WHAT YOU KNOW. So many people think a good book […]
World famous and New York Times Best Selling Author, Robert Kiyosaki (Author of Rich Dad Poor Dad) was in Winnipeg to speak about his new book “Why “A” Students Work For “C” Students and “B” Students Work for the Government”. As VP of Operations for Wealth Skills Education, it was a privilege to meet Robert […]
In our culture we put a very high value on academic education. We have preschools, elementary and middle schools, high schools, private schools, home schools, colleges, universities, technical colleges and much more. It is a government requirement that we provide our children with a proper academic education. Academics are very important. Now what about financial […]
The other day I took Gracie and Josh to the bank. We had two projects: one was to deposit all our rolled coins, and the other was to open them each a bank account. We went into the branch and immediately the customer service rep and teller were ooey-gooey over the kids – Gracie’s toothless […]
Way to go Justin.