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The Money Game – A Shorter Version

By |2018-09-25T00:59:39-07:00September 25th, 2018|Extra Money Game Activities Category, Financial Education, Money Game FAQ, Money Game Specific|

Shortening The Money Game I often get calls from people who want to know if they can use The Money Game in a shorter time frame, like two hours or less. This is a great question, and depending on the group that you're teaching, sometimes the answer is "Yes", sometimes the answer is "Maybe" [...]

It’s better to tell your money where to go then ask it where it went

By |2018-06-17T21:31:11-07:00June 17th, 2018|Financial Education, Financial Principles|

Keeping Track of Your Stuff If you don’t keep track of your things, they tend to get misplaced. Keys are like that. Sunglasses are like that. Time is like that and money is seriously like that. Heck, kids can be that way sometimes, too! A large majority of adults, if they are honest, don’t [...]

Financial Freedom is Simply a Matter of Developing the Right Habits

By |2018-06-13T14:45:23-07:00June 13th, 2018|Financial Principles|

Many people in the world look around and wonder how the rich actually got that way. Some are envious, some are angry, some think it’s unfair, some rejoice in others fortunes, and many understand that wealthy folks do more good in the world than all of the government agencies combined. Regardless of what your [...]

Needs and Wants Activity Lesson

By |2018-03-12T22:21:47-07:00September 11th, 2017|Extra Money Game Activities Category|

Helping people distinguish between Needs and Wants is critical when you're teaching them how to make wiser financial choices with their money. Learning to use their Living Jar for their Needs and their Savings and Play Jars for their Wants is important. Purchase this financial education activity Our Money Game Wants and Needs Activity is [...]

Money Game Setup Activity Variations

By |2017-01-18T08:11:49-08:00May 22nd, 2014|Money Game Specific|

Because we recognize that sometimes, as Money Game Instructors, you have plenty of time to spread the rounds and lessons over several class or session periods and sometimes you are given an hour and have to squeeze as much education and experience into that time as you can, we've designed a couple of different types of [...]

Money Game Program – Supplies List

By |2017-01-18T08:11:49-08:00May 3rd, 2014|Money Game Specific|

After doing several short one-day programs where I focus mostly on The Money Game and maybe add one or more Extra Activities, I have developed a basic supplies list that I always use to make sure I haven't forgotten anything (because there's nothing more frustrating and embarrassing then forgetting one or more of the supplies [...]

Millionaire Habits – Learn Them Early or Else

By |2017-01-18T08:11:49-08:00July 30th, 2013|Extra Money Game Activities Category, Money Game Specific|

One of the activities we do in every Camp Millionaire and Moving Out! for Teens program is simply called Financial Habits. It's great for an adult financial education program as well as many adults just don't understand the importance of establishing great financial habits. We even have a financial principle that goes like this... "Your [...]

The School of Life: What I’d Teach My Students if I Started a School

By |2017-01-18T08:11:50-08:00February 14th, 2013|Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

I look around at kids these days, and by kids I mean anyone under 30, and wonder what it is exactly we are teaching them at home and at school? I know I'm not alone in this inquiry...parents, teachers and adults everywhere are questioning what American children are learning and how to change this as [...]