Leonardo Dicaprio Gives $15 Million

Leonardo DiCaprio recently received the Crystal Award for "improving the state of the world" at the World Economic Forum. He also pledged to give $15 million to help decrease the worlds dependency on fossil fuels through his foundation. The Leonardo DiCaprio...

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HandyMan Fixes A Furnace For Free

Read this money story: Bridget, a busy mother of two, came home to a freezing house late one night and quickly realized her furnace was broken. Like many married people Bridget usually turns to her partner for help in home improvement matters (fixing things yourself...

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2016 Finanical Goals

We love having contests to giveaway useful and/or education items and toys for kids and adults. When we do our giveaways we love asking for feedback from you! This time we asked what your financial goals for 2016 are and boy did you come up with some great ones! Here...

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9-Year-Old Speaks on Standardized Tests

Sydney Smoot bravely faced the Hernando County School Board on March 17, 2015 to share how she felt about the Florida Standards Assessment Tests. Sydney believes it's failing both students and teachers. "This testing looks at me as a number. One test defines me as...

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Man Buys A Woman Groceries & Hope

The photos below tell the story of how a man at a grocery store saw a woman having trouble paying for her groceries and decided to step in provide a little financial help. As her food stamp card got declined, assumably canceled by her ex-boyfriend,  she broke down and...

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Money Tips in 60 Sec

Kristen Bellstrom provides some sound financial tips on budgeting and saving money. Estimate your "take home" aka after tax pay Categorize your expenses for the last two months Look for areas to reduce your expenses Try to reduce your expenses to under 90% of your...

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George Foreman Money Advice

George Foreman is best known for his amazing boxing career and his invention of the George Foreman grill. Foreman has been inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The International Boxing Research Organization (IBRO)...

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Isabella Taylor

Isabella Rose Taylor, from Austin,TX, has been designing clothes for tweens and teens since she was eight, and now her fashion line is going to be in Nordstrom stores across the nation. She’s the youngest designer ever to be carried in Nordstrom. This 14-year-old...

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Mom vs Chef by Tasty

Tasty.com has a new video series which puts everyday moms  head to head with professional chefs. Judged by two kids and one adult the competition is fierce but filled with family fun! Watch the first episode now! Hannah's recipe: For the pancakes: 1 cup spinach 1 cup...

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Save Your Money on Free Museum Days

Museum tickets can cost between $10-$20 per person, not including special exhibits, and that's just for one day. With a family the price for an eduxational trip can add up pretty quickly! You don't have to worry about making a budget just for museum trips though. Many...

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Rapper 2 Chainz Uses Money To Help Family

Well-known rapper 2 Chainz and his charity TRU Foundation showed us once again that with the proper use of money you can spread a little joy.  This holiday season 2 Chainz helped spread a some holiday cheer to disabled veteran Dierdre Plater and her family in...

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Support Reading Rainbow!

We're so thrilled to be able to help promote Reading Rainbow as it returns bigger, better and more modern for todays tech savy kids! Here's a video from Levar Burton himself asking for your support in helping create a brighter future! You can support them through...

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Want to Be A Millionaire?

Be a Millionaire Day (May 20th) is one of our favorite holidays that is all about being smart with your money! This is a day not just dreaming but to be inspired to rethink your financial situation and make plans to further advance yourself into the millionaire’s...

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Surprises About Kids & Money

By Lori Alaniz             Kids are very intelligent and often astound their parents at a very early age, as to just how smart they can be. Any observant child can tell you, that no money doesnt grow on trees, it comes out of ATM machines, but why do that when you can...

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Activity Book Sneak Peak!

We're getting ready to launch our first activity book: Make It, Count It, Keep It! We'll be launching the book in April 2014! The first Money Munchkids activity book will focus on teaching kids how to identify coins and money, count coins and money, earn and save...

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