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NEW 8-WEEK PROGRAM FOR CO-OPS, CHURCHES, AND FINANCIAL ADVISORS; AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS!

NEW 8-WEEK PROGRAM FOR CO-OPS, CHURCHES, AND FINANCIAL ADVISORS; AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Finance Lessons for Youth: 8-Week Program for CO-OPs, Churches, and Financial Advisors.   Finance Lessons for Youth is geared for middle and high school students. Each lesson is formatted for a 45 to 60 minute class and includes a lesson script, group activities, and worksheets. 

New Product - Budget Mastery

Our newest product, Budget Mastery, is now available!  Many of you requested it, and it's now available!  

Budget Mastery teaches how to manage finances by letting users create a budget, track transactions, keep a running total of expense categories, and review the budget every four weeks.

The year-long planner is 250 pages and priced at $25; however, it's on sale for $21.25.

Take a look here for more information!

Is Allowance Synonymous with Free Money?

Is Allowance Synonymous with Free Money?

It is unknown just how early the concept of allowance was started, but we do know that one advocate, Lydia Maria Child, was rather vocal on the topic in the early 1830s.  She, along with other proponents, believed that allowance was a tool that taught children financial responsibility.  The idea was that allowance should be used to teach children how to manage money, which included savings, but was not focused solely on savings.  Allowance advocates at the time believed that teaching children to be fiscally responsible was the same as teaching them proper hygiene practices, study habits, sleeping routines, healthy eating, etc.  Essentially, they believed that financial concepts and managing money were a life skill that needed to be taught to children starting at a young age.