How I Got Taken by a Debit Card! Part II

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So just when I thought this was over, I started thinking… “Hey” “Where is my money? I know it’s only two dollars but…it’s the point, right? What if 20,000 people did not follow through with finding out where their $2.50 went? How much would the bank make? $50,000.00 Wow! So I called… and guess what! […]

How I got Taken by a DEBIT CARD!

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I’m pretty savvy when it comes to cards, credit cards, teen cards etc. I have learned first hand, and I know what it feels like to be in debt! I have had years of practice digging out. So I know what to look for,I know where the fine print is; I know what to teach […]

3 Fun Ways to Teach Kids Compound Interest

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Teaching children the power of investing should be mandatory in kindergarten. Why? Because kids have the greatest asset of all… time! It’s no secret that we all want our children to grow up to be the best they can be. We want them to be successful, to feel secure, and to attain their dreams. We […]

Investing in Your Kids is a Sure Thing!

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As a parent, you want to teach your children everything there is to know to succeed in life. And because you have the biggest influence in their lives, you must always think about what you’re teaching and the habits you’re instilling in them. Especially when it comes to money. Think back to what you were […]

Getting Your Kids to WANT to EARN…

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I’m new to Prosperity4Kids, and my biggest challenge has been trying to get my kids to WANT to EARN the money they get. They want us to hand them money for every little thing, or just buy every little thing for them. I’ve tried showing them how much more they would appreciate something when they’ve […]

What is Your Biggest Challenge with Kids and Money?

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I just got back from speaking with a classroom of kids who asked me all kinds of questions about how they  can earn, get and have more money… it was great and the lessons were plenty. I can talk about it for days! But we only had an hour Then I got to thinking… I want […]

10 Timeless Tips For Teaching Kids Money

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10 Timeless Tips for Teaching Kids About Money! Most parents aren’t eager to talk to his or her kids about money. It’s not easy teaching a topic that many parents struggle with understanding themselves. But any parent in their right mind DOES want to avoid watching their kids struggle through life with money troubles. Studies […]

Dr. Seuss Money Lessons for Kids

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Kid, you’ll move mountains! Today is your day! Dr. Seuss National Reading Week! We have all grown up with Dr. Seuss books, and I never put too much thought into his writing except for the fact that we loved the feeling and the wacky animals he created. But then I was asked to help write […]

Teaching Kids Self-Control with Marshmallows

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In 1970 Walter Mischel created the Marshmallow experiment with a group of 4 year olds. The deal was if they sat for 15 minutes without eating the marshmallow placed in front of them, they would receive two marshmallows as a reward for waiting. The kids did not know there were hidden cameras in the room. […]