Category: Chores

How much to pay kids for chores.

Fortnite Costs You Money in Other Ways Says Piggybank Financial App

How a Fortnite Addiction Costs You Money

The Fortnite video game is gaining traction among both adult and young people these days. Why is Fortnite so addictive when people play this video game? This video game is easy to understand by people of any age limit. The gameplay or how-to-play section of this video game is easy and simple to understand. One […]

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Banking for Kids – 10 tips on starting your child’s first bank account

I decided recently that instead of buying a Boppy or an ironic onesie I was going to commit to a financial gift for my wonderful friend and mom-to-be. She has an amazing family that will 120% make sure she get all the necessities so I wanted to do something for her + baby that maybe […]

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Kids who get an allowance are better with money

2015 marks the 7th annual release of the “Parents, Kids and Money Survey” conducted by T. Rowe Price (find the report here). The idea and purpose behind the surveying of 1000 parents and 881 children is “To understand the basic financial knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of both parents of children ages 8-14 and their children […]

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The wolf of gum street: my first savings account.

I sat in the last school bus seat with what felt like an empire. It was organized delicately in a bubble top pencil box. At this point, I didn’t have to do anything but sit back and let the money speak for itself. At this point, I had a 5th grader executing all of the […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Child’s Financial Future

When you can barely find time to take a shower and get some semblance of dinner on the table, how could you possibly have time to dish up a healthy understanding of personal finance for your children? There are never enough hours in the day so here are 5 fast and easy ways to insure […]

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Okay, so it’s not “THE talk,” but it’s one of them.

Okay, so it’s not “THE talk,” but it’s an uncomfortable and somewhat taboo conversation nonetheless. Wait, so what am I’m talking about? It’s called, “The money talk,” and I guess it’s not really just one talk, but really the start of a lifelong dialogue. Since I can remember, talking about money was always mildly uncomfortable. […]

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Age appropriate chores: when to start, and never look back.

Growing up in my house, there was a saying, “When you’re old enough to see over the table you’re old enough to help with the table.” I was a pretty tall kid so this meant a pretty early start for me. I was probably four years old when when I was taught to set and […]

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It takes a village to raise a startup

I know, I know, it’s “Child,” but if you think about it, this little tech startup is our baby. Piggybank would not be where it is today without the help of quite a few people; people for which we are extremely thankful. After creating an early beta of the Piggybank application we sought out some […]

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