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Pay Yourself First – Repeat Over and Over Again Until Financially Free

By |2017-01-18T08:11:50+00:00July 30th, 2012|Children Financial Education, Financial Education, Money Game Specific|

When we play The Money Game with kids, teens and adults, we like to focus on the financial habits it takes to become financially free. We compare the habits of financial free, rich, wealthy people with poor people and yes, they are poor. You can call them low-income if you want because you think it [...]

Financial Literacy and Social Media

By |2017-01-18T08:11:50+00:00May 2nd, 2012|Children Financial Education, Financial Education, Money Game Specific, Train-the-Trainer|

We all know that financial literacy 'should' be a required subject in our schools, preparing our kids and teens to go out into the world and not only handle money wisely but be able to invest it so it works for them instead of them always working for it. We also know that people all [...]

How To Win The Money Game

By |2017-01-18T08:11:57+00:00February 13th, 2011|Adult Financial Education, Children Financial Education, Financial Education, Money Game FAQ, Money Game Specific, Teen Specific|

It seems that one of the most allusive states mankind seeks is this thing we have dubbed Financial Freedom. Up until maybe a decade ago, we weren't so concerned about winning the money game so quickly. We worked, saved our money, did our best to invest it wisely and then when that day came around, [...]

Icebreaker Activities Keep Students Engaged

By |2017-01-18T08:12:00+00:00December 22nd, 2010|Adult Financial Education, Children Financial Education, Extra Money Game Activities Category, Money Game Specific, Teen Specific|

The String Challenge... When we started hosting financial education camps back in 2002, one of the first thing I noticed was how uncomfortable the kids were when they first came into the room on the first day, as well as subsequent days during the week. I realized early on that if we wanted to keep [...]

When Do You Start Teaching Kids About Money and Person Finances?

By |2017-01-18T08:12:04+00:00August 25th, 2010|Children Financial Education|

Question: What is the right age to start teaching kids about money? Answer: If they are breathing, they should be learning about money! OK, that may seem a little over zealous, but here's the thing... Just like our need for oxygen from the moment we pop out into the planet, most of us don't survive [...]