Attitude of Gratitude and Money

…How Gratitude is a Science and Money is a Result Few of us associate money with gratitude. It’s true that there are people who have made a lot of money and rarely showed their gratitude for those that have helped them. But there are far more successful people who have done the complete opposite.

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Treating Money with Respect

…and how your relationship with you affects your money Money plays a very integral part in our modern world, it’s true that you cannot do anything without interacting with money. Even a seemingly “free” trip to the beach involves a lot of transactions, whether you are aware of them or not.

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The Shocking Truth About Teens and Credit Cards

…And Why Teens are the Number 1 Target for Lenders If you think getting your teenager a credit card will teach them how to be responsible with money – you’re far from the truth. Credit cards are a great way to create irresponsible spending habits early on in an adult’s life. And financial institutions are…

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Your Money Personality

…What is yours? Do you constantly struggle to get ahead and pay the next lot of bills? Or maybe you’re someone that always has money in the bank for whenever you need it. When it comes to money there are four types of personalities that people either have or don’t have. Depending on how you’ve…

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Delayed Gratification

…Is a Key to Financial Success Teaching children about delayed gratification is one of the pillars of lifelong financial success. People that can delay gratification are more successful in their chosen careers, relationships, finances and all areas of life. The Stanford marshmallow experiment was a series of studies on delayed gratification in the late 1960s…

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The Lost Art of Saving

…Why we spend more than we earn Putting money aside for a rainy day is a thing of the past, but it wasn’t always so. As of April 2007 we officially entered an era of negative savings (-1.4% PA) – yes in our modern day, we actually spend more than we earn! Back in 1982…

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Teaching Kids About Giving Back

And Why Today’s Children are More Selfish Than Ever It’s an all too common picture – you have a few of your children’s friends over so they can play and explore together, but one of the kids just doesn’t want to share. Everything is his – and only his! A fight breaks out over whose…

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The Dangerous Effects of Advertising on Youth

… and Why Kids and Advertising Don’t Mix Take a seat with your children in front of the television sometime, if you’re not already aware of just how much advertising is geared to kids then you’re in for a shock. What are the dangerous effects of advertising on youth? Not only are all the television shows…

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Birds of A Feather Flock Together

Birds of A Feather Flock Together – You are Who You Hang With You don’t have to be a social scientist to get that people like to hang out with those who they share common interests with. In some ways, we never leave our high school cafeterias where the jocks sat at the table with…

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