Arizona Museum for Youth in Mesa was filled with families for last week’s opening of its “Show Me the Money!” exhibition. The exhibition features 10 stations exploring different aspects of money, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 20. It’s meant to showcase “the colorful art of coins and currency” and demonstrate how cash has influenced the [...]
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Now, if you’ve never had to take money from your children, let me tell you, it is not an enjoyable task. You feel low, dirty and basically like you’re some kind of hopped up addict who needs to steal from her kids in order to score her next fix. It’s ugly, even when you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Junior Achievement of Arizona held its annual Stock Market Challenge at the Arizona Biltmore in November 2011. High school students were given $500,000 of mock money to invest in a simulated market composed of 26 companies. A trading day occurred every minute or so, with two 45-minute trading sessions. The only thing missing was a Mock [...]
Here’s an interesting stat from a survey commissioned by BMO Harris Bank: 89 percent of parents think they are an important source of basic money management knowledge for their kids, but only 36 percent actually talk to their kids about basic money management on a weekly basis. Maybe they’re too depressed about their finances to [...]
Lace up your skates, moms. It’s time to hit the aisles and go for the gold. If you’re fast and tough, you might actually secure that Justice League lunch box and water bottle your kid’s been pining for all year. Show no mercy. It’s back to school time.
My youngest son asked his dad how much money he makes. Mark, as usual, came back in his standard unflappable manner with, “More than five dollars and less than enough.”
i can’t even return things i buy that i ultimately decide i don’t want. I’m not kidding.I never take anything back. I throw out moldy Trader Joe’s produce. I donate defective electronic equipment with tags still in tact. I wont even return clothes that don’t fit me.
What’s up with charities this year? Has anyone noticed that everyone who’s asking for handouts this yuletide season has conditions? “Please drop off any unwrapped, newly purchased, non-age specific, genderless toys by December 15th.” Ok, seriously?
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