Pocket money rules for kids
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5 pocket money rules that will start the kids off right

- August 31, 2021 3 MIN READ

It’s not the amount of pocket money that matters, but the way it’s used. A few pocket money rules now will teach kids money lessons they will benefit from forever. Financial knowledge is the true value of pocket money. We followed these rules for own children and now we implement them for our grandchildren. Thankfully their parents… Read more »

What should we teach children about money
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What should we teach children about money?

- August 11, 2021 4 MIN READ

One of the questions I am constantly asked by parents is what they should teach children about money, and at what age. By Pushpa Wood, Massey University Being a parent presents us with daily challenges, including decisions about what things to expose our children to. Talking about money is no different to talking about how… Read more »

How wealthy people stay rich
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8 ways wealthy people stay rich (and get richer)

- August 5, 2021 3 MIN READ

Wealthy people know that there’s a difference between having a lot of money and being truly well off.  Paul Sullivan, author of The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy, puts it concisely: wealthy people don’t just have money, they know how to protect and grow their wealth as well.  This security… Read more »

Financial family planning
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5 steps to good financial family planning

- July 28, 2021 3 MIN READ

Financial family planning is perhaps the less ‘sexy’ side of starting a family, but it’s really critical if you want to raise a happy one. Your life changes in a big way when you have kids. Sleep becomes a luxury, diapers a daily ritual and seeing your children grow each day gives you more joy… Read more »

How to make your kids rich
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How to make your kids rich

- July 8, 2021 3 MIN READ

Making sure your kids get a great financial education can go a long way to helping them become successful as an adult. With a bit of luck, it could even make your kids rich.  All parents are responsible for helping their kids learn the ways of the world.  But while most of us are pretty good… Read more »

money tips that could save your marriage
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5 money tips that could save your marriage

- June 24, 2021 3 MIN READ

Once the dregs of the wedding cake have been thrown away and the honeymoon snaps are safely in their frames, how you deal with money as a couple becomes an important consideration. When two people decide to walk down the aisle together, they’re probably not basing their decision on how financially compatible they are. At least we… Read more »