Category Archives: Saving

Pick Your Money Battles Wisely

Instead of nagging about the little stuff, focus money saving efforts where the big money is and engage your children in finding solutions. My parents constantly harped, “Turn off the lights!” I assumed the savings were meaningful which is why … Continue reading

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Dispel Negative Attitudes Toward Saving

By: Chuck Kuster Parents may need to put saving money into a positive light. Here are some thoughts on how to do so:  The goal of our Save Yourself ™ financial education platform is to motivate young people to save … Continue reading

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Find a Penny, Pick it Up?

By: Chuck Kuster  All money – even pennies – is valuable and should be saved. Use picking up lost coins yourself as a way to discuss the merits of saving. Call me cheap. Call me frugal. But I’m one of … Continue reading

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Fun With Pocket Change

Main Message: Children need to learn that all coins are valuable and should be saved. Emphasize their value by saving, counting and taking them to the bank. Make saving feel like an accomplishment. Most young kids like coins. So instead … Continue reading

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