Money Perspective

24 11, 2016

Wealth and Keeping Kids Grounded and Grateful

By | November 24th, 2016|Belief Sytems, Gratitude, Money Perspective, Money Views, Parenting, Pocket Money/Allowance System|0 Comments

When you read personal finance articles, many focus on staying out of debt, money saving tips and ways to earn more money. So what happens when you have more than enough? When your net worth is “a lot”? ….AND you are a parent. Ex Spice Girl Mel B shares her story of raising a family [...]

29 08, 2016

The Inner Guru – leading by example!

By | August 29th, 2016|Belief Sytems, Financial Education Tips, Money Perspective, Parenting, Pocket Money/Allowance System|0 Comments

I was recently interviewed by Sarah Morrissey the Founder and multiple award winning entrepreneur from Little Rockers Radio (www.littlerockersradio.com.au), an Australian based digital radio station that offers entertainment and parenting advise for children 0-5. We chatted about when to start teaching children about money, what to teach at what age and the impact of financial [...]

25 07, 2016

Helping Parents Nurture Financial Confidence and Happy, Healthy Minds

By | July 25th, 2016|Financial Education Tips, Gratitude, Money Perspective, Money Views, Parenting, Pocket Money/Allowance System|0 Comments

Since the launch of The Smayver Saver Journal, I have received some lovely comments and well wishes. I am delighted to serve parents with young children to help nurture financial confidence and happy healthy young minds . Thank you supporters! I really appreciate it. Below is a testimonial I received the other day. I wanted [...]

16 05, 2016

10 Reasons to Use a Commission or Pocket Money System with your Children

By | May 16th, 2016|Decisions, Gratitude, Money Perspective, Money Views, Parenting, Pocket Money/Allowance System, Saving, Smayver|0 Comments

Since navigating a pocket money /commission system in our household, the change in our family dynamics has been extremely positive. I pay my daughters (aged 6 and 9) a small fee for specific tasks, additional tasks and financial rewards for special achievements. Every week we keep a tally and total on a Sunday morning. Sometimes [...]

22 03, 2016

Parenting and Beliefs about Money

By | March 22nd, 2016|Belief Sytems, Decisions, Empowering Beliefs, Financial Education Tips, Money Perspective, Money Views, Parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

As a parent, I think we only want the best for our children and we don't wish to create little monsters who feel entitled from an early age. Our money beliefs intentionally or unintentionally form a crucial role in the habits developed by our precious off spring. I am pretty sure a child that feels [...]

22 03, 2016

Small Steps to Greatness – One Belief at a Time

By | March 22nd, 2016|Belief Sytems, Empowering Beliefs, Financial Education Tips, Money Perspective, Money Views, Parenting|0 Comments

Have you ever felt frustrated by not believing you are a positive role model for your children when it comes to money? Do you wonder how other parents teach their children about money and if you are doing a good job or not? And what exactly does it mean to be a good role money [...]

22 03, 2016

I’ve got bills, I need to pay, I gotta work work work everyday…..

By | March 22nd, 2016|Financial Education Tips, Money Perspective, Parenting|0 Comments

Contributed by Mother of Two and Money Savvy mother, Catherine Elek, Gold Coast Australia Let's talk about...(no, not the birds and bees today!) Let’s talk about… financial education and parenting. It’s a topic that keeps popping up and for a good reason - money continues to pervade all aspect of our modern life and for [...]

22 03, 2016

Don’t Miss the One Quality That’s Essential to Your Child’s Character

By | March 22nd, 2016|Gratitude, Money Perspective, Parenting, Recommended Books|0 Comments

Smart Money Smart Kids, the new(ish) book by American finance expert Dave Ramsey and his daughter Rachel Cruze, explains in simple terms ideas on how to raise kids who have a healthy view of money. In this excerpt from the book, Dave and Rachel discuss the power of humility and gratitude. DAVE: Why is it [...]

22 03, 2016

What It Feels Like to No Longer Worry About Money

By | March 22nd, 2016|Decisions, Minimalism, Money Perspective, Money Views, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“What It Feels Like to No Longer Worry About Money” is partially excerpted from The Minimalists’ book, Everything That Remains. Growing up in a poor neighborhood with a single mom was not, as they say, child’s play. Drinking and drugs and familial anarchy permeated the walls of our cockroach-infested apartment. Not to mention all the baggage [...]

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