Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fashionomics

The Olympics, politics and economics – what do they have in common with fashion? Hemlines rise and fall faster than the stock market.  At a time most people want to cut extra spending, fashion can break the bank.  Yet we … Continue reading

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Money doesn’t grow on trees, it gives the dollar its value

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Will work for food, allowance and chores

Some parents give allowance for chores. Work for pay may prevent a child from believing in entitlement. It  also helps the child to experience the value of doing work for money.  It’s good training for getting and keeping a job. … Continue reading

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Allowance is bad for children, the manipulator, the negotiator and the appreciator

Whether or not to give children an allowance is up to you. In many cases it is also up to the child.  Some (parents and children, that is) do not want to endure a complicated process and will forego the … Continue reading

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