How to Teach Children About Money in 7 Easy Steps

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  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

Easy Ways To Go Green

Every day, we’re faced with a thousand and one decisions:  from what color of shoes to wear, to which turn to take at the intersection.  Some are big, life-altering decisions, while others are less critical.  The thing is, whatever decision we choose to make, we have to stick to it and follow through.

If going green is one decision you’ve just recently made, then good for you.  Remember that it doesn’t end there.  You have to take action in order to make that decision worthwhile. 

You don’t have to go all out and start a campaign to save the environment.  It always helps to start small.  There are so many things you can do around the house to start living that green lifestyle. 

For starters, you can make it a habit to segregate your garbage.  Keep all recyclable materials together, and the perishables in a separate container.

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It’s not at all hard to start an advocacy to go green.  Baby steps will get you there.  In the end, we all will benefit from it.

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