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« on: February 14, 2016 04:11:31 PM »

I started making these zipper wallets for my kids. I have 7 and trying to teach them money management like I'm learning in Life Leadership's Financial Fitness I'm doing. Each kid gets a set of 3 wallets that are fully lined and have iron on labels of "spend" "save" and "give" on them. The idea is that 10% of their allowance goes to give, 10% to save and the 80% left over is for spending on stuff they need or want. They have simplified check book style sheets for them and we made like a savings thermometer looking chart for those kids that are saving for something specific (like my 13 year old wants a new ipod touch)







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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2016 06:00:38 PM »

I'm familiar with the money management program and I think your idea is cute and pure genius!
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2016 06:10:29 PM »

I love these! Such a fabulous idea, and they look great, too!
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2016 10:34:31 AM »

My parents taught me that same money management theory, but I used to keep my allowance in separate baby food jars. Your way is much cuter; I love the fabric choices you made. Great idea for teaching kids about money management!
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2017 02:38:55 PM »

I learned this, too and still practice it!

Love the pouches...nice idea for gifts as well!
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