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Allowances, Chores and More



Exciting news! This weekend, my youngest son, Michael, and I are part of a story on NPR’s Marketplace Money¬†about online allowance trackers. To welcome new readers who are checking out Growing Rich Kids as a result of the story, here’s a quick guide to some of the information you can find here:

Online Allowance Trackers

  • All of the posts about online allowance trackers – including how we set up our allowances and reviews of different online allowance trackers (or virtual banks) can be found by clicking on Online Allowance Allowances.


Literacy is an important part of financial literacy

And finally, a post about money lessons I learned – and those I missed out on – from my Mom.



What The Money Class Teaches Parents About Raising Money-Savvy Kids

I hadn’t read Suze Orman’s latest book, The Money Class, before I started this blog, but she’s spot on about my motivation for doing so: … in the hope that from this day forward, all parents will devote themselves to instilling a strong set of values in their children and teaching them essential money managementContinue Reading

Weekly Round-Up: School’s Out Edition

Third grade and first grade wrapped up for my two boys this week. We’ve got ten weeks of summer ahead of us. The child in me still wriggles with delight at the thought of all those long summer days to enjoy. The mom in me is slightly terrified at the juggling now required to keepContinue Reading