How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 4: Ages 11-13

How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 4: Ages 11-13

Welcome to our final instalment on how to teach your kids about money. This week we are going to tackle what financial concepts to focus on with your pre-teen, as well as plenty of ideas for how to develop those concepts in ways that have real life applications. So let's get right into it! Here's [...]

How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 3: Ages 8-10

How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 3: Ages 8-10

Welcome to an age where you will start to be amazed at how much your child is picking up when it comes to finance. If you've been working at steadily improving your child's financial literacy, here is where you will turn to your spouse and utter in amazement "S/He is really getting this!" Our oldest [...]

How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 1: Ages 0-4

How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 1: Ages 0-4

The vast majority of kids finance materials out there address how to teach your teens or tweens about money. The odd piece might address how to teach your 8-10 year old. Here at Freedom 101 we strongly believe in starting much, much earlier - because finance isn't just about money, it's about developing strong life [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Your Kid(s) A Cell Phone

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Your Kid(s) A Cell Phone

I feel like this post could morph into a full blown book - there's just so many areas to delve into on this topic, but I'll do my best to boil down the salient points into a reasonable read time! If it wasn't clear by the title, I fall firmly under the camp that under [...]

A Parents Finance Manifesto

A Parents Finance Manifesto

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, many people are still contemplating what, if any, resolutions to make moving forward. Often our New Year's resolutions focus inward, directed towards some form of self-improvement or lifestyle betterment. These resolutions can be extremely positive and impactful, but what about thinking just a little bit broader [...]