We can help our kids move their consumption sliders over time towards minimalism and away from outrageous consumption.
Doctor Robert Reiher offers insight into the concept of “noise” and explains its relationship to cognitive development, marketing and self-control.
Identifying the difference between needs and wants is one of the three core money-smart skills. With primary needs met, distinguishing between needs and wants feels more like distinguishing between wanting and wanting more. Needlets can help.
Does the tried-and-true three-jar system have room for two more inclusions? Robin Taub discusses the importance of earning and investing in addition to sharing, saving and spending smart.
Desire is intoxicating. The dopamine hit we get is in anticipation of the reward. The reward itself is anticlimactic. How can we help our kids overcome desire?
Is it possible to protect our kids from rampant consumerism in a social media age? Josh Golin of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood helps answer this question.
When everyone in the family is in some form of crisis, we need effective ways to navigate the waters. Here are three tactics you can try.
“One-Dollar-Per-Week-Per-the-Age-of-Your-Child” is simple. A parent hearing this piece of information can act on it almost immediately or file it away for easy access when it’s time to start an allowance. Like anything dogmatic, though, simplicity may also be its weakness.
Three “moments that matter” from The Art of Allowance Podcast that will help you and your family on your money-smart journey.
“I think it’s okay to let your kids make mistakes because that’s how we learn.”— Cameron Huddleston Is there a case for tying chores to allowance? If so, then Cameron …