Thursday, February 18, 2016

Give Kids a Saturday Job Interview Instead of an Allowance

Today’s fantastic family finance article is:


Maggie of Northern Expenditure has a clever money system with her younger kids. It balances between unpaid family responsibilities and money making opportunities.

If the kids meet their unpaid chore expectations during the week, they’re eligible to be hired for paid jobs on the weekend. In other words, the performance during the week is like an extended job interview for the weekend.

Saving up for that cool waterproof camera? Better buckle down and land the job.

The message: everyday help around the house is expected, a paying job is a privilege.

Read more about Maggie’s philosophy on kids and money in today’s article.


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