How to Teach Children About Money in 7 Easy Steps

  Money can be a touchy subject for kids and parents alike, but it's also a topic that needs to be discussed. We want our children to understand the value of money and how it works, but it can be tricky to discuss these concepts without sounding preachy. As a parent myself, I've found that making learning about money fun is one way to get my child interested in the topic without worrying about them feeling like we're pushing an agenda or being lectured at. Here are some fun ways that you can teach your child about money : Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. Let kids invent their own games or create their own money. This works especially well with older children who already have a grasp on financial concepts like spending, saving, budgeting and investing. Let them create their own games using whatever they want as currency — anything from marbles to candy to paper clips could work! If they want to make up actual rules for using this new currency (f

Finding the best gift for Dad this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is already on Sunday, June 17, 2012 which is only three days from now and yet I have not been able to find the finest gift for my husband and my Dad that will fit my budget. Until last night I keep on searching and browsing online stores that offer gift vouchers till I found CouponShack, an online coupon site wherein best deals are offered for all occasion presents. It is a one stop shop wherein consumers can get the best buys on their favorite stores, brands and products.

screenshot of a best find coupon site

Coupons and codes on this online store are easy to find for new buyers and more importantly it helps the shopper save big on must-buy gift items. So, instead of just buying one gift each, I can now manage to buy 2 gifts both for my husband and dad which they will surely love because the items will be of their favorite brands. I am very happy that I can get the most of my allotted money to purchase not only two but four gifts, a real great treat worthy of my savings! 

As Father’s Day is one of the most important occasions our family has been celebrating annually, my menus are all set. Last year, we celebrated it dining in a restaurant, this time my mom and I will cook their most favorite dishes such as Lengua in mushroom sauce, Morcon, Roasted Peking Duck among others. With organized menus and gifts ready, certainly, Father’s Day will be a terrific day to look forward to.


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