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    Teach Kids to Diversify Their Investments
    Teach Kids to Diversify Their Investments When your child is saving her pennies in a jar, it's probably a good idea to keep everything in one place. This way, she'll see how her savings grow by looking at how high the coins rise in the jar. As y...
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    Teach Kids About Investing Their Savings
    Teach Kids About Investing Their Savings Savings accounts are Mickey Mouse investments: In today's low interest environment, they pay only a very modest rate of interest. You can consider several alternative investments that pay interest as well...
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    Teaching Kids to Save
    9 Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Saving Money
    Zina Kumok is a writer for TraditionalIRA.com and RothIRA.com specializing in personal finance. She started covering personal finance while blogging about paying off $28,000 worth of student loans in three years. A former reporter, she has covere...
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    Savings Accounts for Kids
    Savings Accounts for KidsMoney ABCs A deposit is an addition of money to your child's account. It's the opposite of a withdrawal. When I was in elementary school in New York City, we used to be able to bring in coins each week that we privately ...
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    Teach Kids to Save Money for the Wish List
    Teach Kids to Save Money for the Wish List Did you ever dream about owning a Ferrari? Did you ever want to put a pool in your backyard (or even have a backyard to put one in)? An adult's financial goals generally require a heavy savings commitme...
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    Teach Kids About Giving to Charity
    Teach Kids About Giving to Charity Piggybank on It If the dollar amount that's appropriate for your child to spend seems too little to buy what he might consider to be a decent present, suggest that your child pool his funds with a sibling (when...
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    How Your Child Spends His Allowance
    How Your Child Spends His Allowance Whether or not you put strings on receiving the allowance, once it's his, you really can't make your child use it as you want. That's just not fair (not that everything has to be fair, of course). After all, ...
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    Setting Up a Budget for Your Child
    Setting Up a Budget for Your Child The purpose of having a budget is to set up guidelines for your child to follow in spending (and saving) his money. The budget isn't binding or fixed in stone; no alarms will go off and no police will arrest h...
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    Savvy Shopping Strategies for Kids
    Savvy Shopping Strategies for Kids Kids are going to be shoppers for their entire lives, and they can learn how to be effective shoppers if you teach them. In this way, they'll get the biggest bang for their spending buck. Financial Building Blo...
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    Teaching Your Child About Money Management
    Teaching Your Child About Money Management Let's say that your child has a fistful of dollars and is raring to go to the mall for the afternoon. Do you let him do as he pleases with that money? The answer depends on his age and what he has been ...
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    Money Word Search
    Learn the value of fun -- find all of the finance-related words within this word search. Check your answers with the attached answer key. ...
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    Kids and Money: Gassing Up the Car
    Kids and Money: Gassing Up the Car Money ABCs A depreciating asset is one that grows to be worth less over time. Unlike a work of art or real estate that can grow in value, a car (other than certain antique or specialty cars) is almost certainly...
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    Teaching Kids About Shopping for Clothing
    Teaching Kids About Shopping for Clothing Whether your child pays for his clothes out of an allowance, spending money specifically for clothes, or personal earnings, having the responsibility of purchasing his own clothes will teach many things...
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    Today's Businesses for Kids
    Today's Businesses for Kids A 1994 Gallup poll revealed that 7 out of 10 high school kids wanted to start their own businesses. Some of these kids don't wait until they're adults to get going on their dream. They may demonstrate their entreprene...
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    Collecting for Fun and Profit
    Collecting for Fun and Profit Collecting has been around forever. People like to save things. The wealthy have been collecting antique paintings, porcelains, and furniture for generations. Today, however, collecting isn't limited to the rich. It...
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    Allowance
    How Your Child Spends His Allowance
    How Your Child Spends His Allowance Whether or not you put strings on receiving the allowance, once it's his, you really can't make your child use it as you want. That's just not fair (not that everything has to be fair, of course). After all, ...