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Let Moonjar’s Financial Literacy Programs For Kids Help You Child Understand The Value Of Money Management

Grant Cardone said it right, “If you don’t get serious about your money, you will never have serious money.” There are many people who are financially well and use their money wisely. But, at the same time, there are a few who don’t make use of their finances in a balanced way. As a result, they end up in a lot of financial troubles in the long run. It is important for every person to possess financial literacy. As a matter of fact, the earlier we teach our children to understand delayed gratification and the value of setting goals that...

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End of School Start of Something New

End of School Start of Something New

We are fast approaching the end of school for many kids! I saw today that although there is May snow, the summer break in Colorado begins at the end of next week. Here in Seattle the sun is out for the first time in several months and we are promised a jag of 70plus degree days!  It’s a great time for kids to set habits that can sustain down days in the summer and build up creative ideas for days that need plenty of action! Yesterday a dad came in and decided it was the perfect time to get his...

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Allowance Does not Teach Kids About Money- You Do!!

Our friend Liz Westin of Nerd Wallet shared some tips about teaching her child to manage Money. She started with a Moonjar and grew with her daughter!   Many parents tell me they feel guilty about allowances.< They aren't consistent about when and how they give their kids money. They wonder if allowances should be tied to chores. Even how they dole out money can be a problem. Cash is easiest, but much of what kids want to buy — downloads of a favorite show, a toy on Amazon, a realm in Minecraft — requires plastic.I've used our daughter as...

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Money Books for Kids!

APRIL SHOWERS BRING OPPORTUNITY   Teach a Child to Save, Global Financial Awareness, Money Smart Week, these are just a few of the spring boards used in the month of April to open the MONEY CONVERSATION with Kids and families! There are activities all over the world. The most straightforward activity is to READ Read books about Money with kids and talk about what is going on!  Teaching kids about Money is the job of all of us. We need to talk about Money at home and encourage schools to teach about SAVE SPEND and SHARE from pre-school on. Moonjar...

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The road from here to there

The road from here to there

The Luck of the Irish (or of any other ethnicity) just isn’t going to pave the way when it comes to kids and money! We hear so often about a lucky break that changed a life but in reality the lucky break was most likely a long time coming and the real challenge happened when it was time to manage the money that came with the break.  I was just reading about a woman who was a horrible student all the way through college and is now a billionaire.  She got there after failing at 22 other jobs and finally...

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