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

Choosing the Best Types of Flooring for Your Home

There many popular materials used for flooring and choosing the best one for your home will not only increase the beauty of your abode but will also save you money. There are ceramic tiles, bamboo, stone tiles, wood and linoleum. But before choosing a particular flooring material for your home, you should first consider your home décor, preferences and your lifestyle. Here are popular types of flooring you can check out.



Hardwood flooring 


Hardwood is considered as the best flooring material for home. It is durable and looks really great as long as it is properly maintained and cared for. It adds a touch of elegance and makes rooms look warmer and cozier. However, hardwood flooring is vulnerable to moisture damage, scratches and dents.

Laminate Flooring 


Though a bit difficult to install, this type of flooring looks good on any room because it gives a highly furnished appeal on your floor. Aside from being durable, laminate floorings are scratch, stain and water resistant.

Stone Flooring 


Stone flooring is often used in bars, restaurants and expensive homes. These types of flooring include the likes of granite, limestone, marble, travertine and slate. Limestone, sandstone and slate gives a natural look to a room while polished marble and granite can be very elegant. White stone is also a preferred flooring material because of its durability and it resistance against stain, crack, and water.



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