Many parents, including my own, are guilty of spoiling their children with affection and attention. They spend money on the things that would make their child happy. Do not get me wrong! This is a normal reaction. However, excessively giving in to these impulses can lead to serious monetary consequences. Awareness is the first step! Repair your spending habits by knowing the “Four Ways To Waste Money As A Parent”: ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT Back when I was a child, coloring books
Before diving into the rising world of freelance, I previously worked as an early childhood teacher for children aged 5 to 12. I can encapsulate my teaching experience with a single word – fulfilling. One of the most profound lessons that I absorbed was that children learn best when they are having fun. You may let them think they are playing a game with an underlying agenda. For instance, you may turn counting into entertaining games for your family. Games
Here are five ways to save money as the head of the household: SHOP ONLINE FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES There are many retailers that offer promotions and clearance sales on their own websites. You will not save money on the supplies but you will also save a lot on gas or transportation costs. If you have the time, purchase online. Lion Stationery and Evergreen are the two local stationery websites you can visit. LEAVE YOUR KIDS AT HOME If you have
1. ESTIMATE YOUR TOTAL COSTS The education system in Singapore follows high standards of quality and fosters excellence in its students. Offering various choices for pre-school, primary, secondary and tertiary education, it is worth taking a careful consideration at Singapore’s local schools. Not only do they provide a more affordable rate but they also set the bar for all the universities across the nation. Estimate how much you have to pay for the school fees, living expenses, and other miscellaneous.
Money gives people, of all ages, the decision-making opportunities they need in life. Educating your children to make wise money decisions earlier on will affect their finances in the long run. Why not teach them about money with a hint of fun? 1. CREATE YOUR OWN BILL Aside from language, art is one of the child’s primary modes of communication. Let your children understand the importance of the design of a note by letting them create their “own S$2 bill”.