Category: Money and Kids

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How Much Do You Spend on Junk Food?

Spending Money on “Junk Food” not Only Isn’t Good For You, But it’s also Tough on Your Budget. So how did you spend your money today? My oldest son started listing off the items he had purchased. 3 sodas 1 bottle of water brownies 2 bags of M&Ms 1 donut 1 bag of chips “So . . . what did...

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Kids Answer Difficult Money Questions.

I Asked My Kids Some Questions on Sometimes Difficult Money Topics. This is the 100th post published here on the Cash Dad!! I’m grateful to all you who have faithfully followed, read, and commented on my posts. I appreciate all the feedback I’ve received. It’s also a nice surprise to hear from people I meet or know that they’ve read...

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Guest Post: How To Save Your Money.

“How to Save Your Money” from a Kid’s Perspective. Do you find it difficult to save your money. Maybe you need to buy a car, or you’re trying to save for a house or your kid’s college. Whatever the case, saving money can be difficult. It is even more so for kids. They like to see the rewards of their...

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How Basketball Taught My Kids About Saving Money.

Teaching Your Kids About Saving Money and Delaying Gratification. Money and money topics can be tough!! Right?!? We have whole blogs and websites devoted to teaching adults about saving money, and how to not screw up with your finances. And yet, here am I trying to teach these things to my kids too. In some ways kids are easier to...

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Family Time Management at the Cash Dad’s House.

Question and Answer at “Married and Harried” I realize this post is outside of my normal schedule. But that’s because I have something special for you today. Mike over at married and harried.com┬áruns a family oriented blog. He and his wife write about various family related issues and problems. They share tips and tricks that have worked for them. Part...

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Can I Have Some Cash, Dad? An Origin Story.

The Backstory Behind the Name: The Cash Dad. I’ve had a few people question the name of this blog. Because, even though the message is similar to the last blog (some of the articles too), the name is quite different. So I’ve decided to dedicate this post to give you the history and the message behind “The Cash Dad”. And...

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Rich Man, Poor Man, Debt and Wealth

Guest Post: Money Thoughts from the Minds of 2 Kids. This post deviates from my normal post style, but that’s because I have two special guest posters. These two have followed the blog ever since its inception. They’ve asked how many Twitter followers I have, and how many views a certain post has received. They’ve even read a few posts...

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My First Paycheck, and the Extra Value of a Dollar.

I want to explain to my kids the value of a dollar, but I don’t know where to start. How much is a dollar worth to you? No, I mean, how much is it actually worth to you – personally? Not the intrinsic value of it, but it’s worth. Do you remember that first paycheck you received? I sure do....