Kids and Cash: 7 Simple Money Concepts To Teach Kids

Kids and Cash: 7 Simple Money Concepts To Teach Kids

Recently I stopped to get a snack at a local fast food place. The teen-ager waiting on me was new and was being shadowed by the manager.  As I handed him a ten dollar bill for my $5.52 meal, the manager showed him how to make change…“He gets $4.48 back…coins first…forty eight, 1 Quarter, 2 [...]

What You Need to Know About Daily Deal Sites

What You Need to Know About Daily Deal Sites

Daily deal sites offer steep discounts, often 50% off more, for a pre-determined period of time. Some daily deal websites require a certain number of people buy into a deal before it is good, while others don’t. These deals are focused on individual cities and counties, and there’s probably some that are close by your [...]

Santa, can we have a chat?

Santa, can we have a chat?

Complaint Department North Pole Dear Santa, I know it’s not right to look a gift reindeer in the mouth, but I’m really quite disappointed with my Christmas gifts. All I asked for was a smart phone and a final resolution to the European debt crisis. My new phone is simply too smart. It took me [...]

Why Interest Rocks

Why Interest Rocks

Did you know there’s another way to make money besides working for it? If you want your money to grow, you need to understand the concept of interest. Earning Interest When you deposit your money into a savings account, banks will pay you to keep it there. That rocks. Why do they do this? Well, [...]

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