Two questions have been rattling around in my brain lately. Both have an effect on how we spend and save our money. 1. How Do You Define Yourself? I guess I haven't thought about it too much until the other day when I overheard someone say that their house defines them. I thought that was odd, but perhaps others think that way. Is it a clear … [Read more...]
Teaching Kids About Money: Would You Pretend to Be Poor?
I heard of a family the other day that had fooled their kids for years about their true financial situation. They had actually inherited quite a bit of wealth, but they didn't want their kids to grow up being "spoiled." The kids did not go to very expensive colleges. They wore clothes like everyone else. They did not take lavish vacations. It … [Read more...]
(Settlers of) Catan Cupcakes
I do like playing "Settlers" and these cupcakes are very close to how the Catan board pieces look. Maybe invite friends/family over to play Settlers & surprise them with these for snacks.If you have not tried this board game, I suggest you do. It is pretty easy to learn, but it has plenty of twists & turns to interest those who have been playing … [Read more...]
"10 Things I Will Teach My Children About Money"
My kids are already grown, but I hope that their dad & I taught them these lessons. They are good ones. Take a look.Click title for link at Consumerism Commentary. … [Read more...]
3 Board Games to Teach Kids about Money
You might want to get the family some board games for the coming long winter. It's inexpensive family fun & these 3 games actually teach them about finances.Prices on these games seem to have come down recently, so they are an even better buy. Could be a good family gift.Click title for link at Realm of Prosperity. … [Read more...]