The snakes and ladders of kids’ bank accounts

School’s in and to raise precious funds, parents' groups around the country are going all out. For many, this includes gratefully collecting the cash paid by some large Australian savings institutions for offering school banking. Moneysmart.gov.au offers quality resources to help parents independently teach their children about money.Credit: When fundraising comes with some implied financial literacy, it sounds like a […]

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Tips to teach young kids about money: financial educator

Kids making serious dough on weekly allowance FOX Business’ Cheryl Casone shares survey results that kids make 38% more in allowance compared to a few years prior. As mum to 6-year-old twins, one of my biggest hopes for my children is that they become good stewards of their finances and appreciate the value of money so they can build good […]

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Don't tell the kids: This bill would keep them at school even longer

Sen. Kamala Harris proposes bill to extend school days Sen. Kamala Harris, (D-CA), introduced a bill to extend school days to 6 p.m. Washington Examiner commentary writer Philip Wegmann with more. Presidential candidate and senator Kamala Harris, (D-CA), proposed a bill Wednesday that would extend the traditional school day until 6 p.m. Continue Reading Below Harris’ intention is to hopefully […]

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Kids and money: Accounts, apps, jars or stars?

One of the questions I’m asked most — not just by parents but by TV and radio hosts trying to help them — is how on earth to teach kids nowadays about money? And I use the phrase “kids nowadays” with nothing but sympathy. From the credit card and phone “tap” trap, to the ubiquity of buy now, pay later […]

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Dianne Feinstein scolds kids who pushed her to back Green New Deal: 'I know what I'm doing'

Green New Deal rollout shakes up Washington’s climate change debate Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein pushed back against a group of kids who sought her support for the Green New Deal and the interaction was captured on video. Sunrise Movement, an organization which describes itself as wanting to “stop climate change,” shared a clip of the exchange on their Twitter page Friday. […]

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My kids are worth how much? Here are special tax breaks for parents

Most parents wouldn’t trade the experience of raising children for anything in the world. If only it weren’t so darn expensive. Between the medical bills, child care and college tuition, it’s a wonder parenting hasn’t gone the way of the wet nurse. Fortunately, the government offers some fairly generous tax breaks to help ease the financial burden. It’s up to […]

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