Posts Tagged: responsibility

We Don’t Have Any Money! Money Matters for Preschoolers

by Dr. Marian C. Fritzemeier, Ed.D. © 2013 “Mommy, I want candy.” “We don’t have money for that,” I state. I continue adding items from my shopping list to the grocery cart. “I want donuts. Pleassssse,” my three-year-old daughter begs. “We don’t have any money,” I explain once again. “Count three cans of corn for…

Designer Jeans, Coupons and Budgets for Teens

“Why do we always have to use a coupon to buy my clothes?” laments my eleven-year-old daughter. “I want them today.” “You know we have a clothing budget. We can get more for our money if we wait until the item is on sale and we have a coupon,” I try explaining once again. “Everyone…