Kids and teens

It’s never too early to introduce your kids to the world of saving, and one of the best ways is to open their very own bank account.

By saving money at a young age, kids are able to put aside funds that may help them in the future, and gradually add up to a significant amount.
4 money-making tips for kids
Earning money can be a great activity to help kids understand the value of money. Here's 4 money-making ideas for kids.
Understanding credit is an important life skill. Explaining credit to teenagers is important and reading our list of recommendations can help.
4 cheap and healthy school lunch ideas
We’ve put together a bunch of cheap and healthy school lunch ideas that your kids will love.
Holiday tips

5 things to teach kids about holiday spending
When on holidays with your children, they usually have a million requests to buy things that they won't use or need. Try our tested tips on how to stop your kids nagging.

School holidays generally mean an expensive time of year for many families. We've put together 5 of the cheapest activities your kids can do at home these holidays.
Top 6 Christmas saving tips from Pinterest
Christmas can be an expensive time. While it is easy to get caught up in the festive feeling, it is also important you come into the new year without the stress of debts piling up from the holiday season.

Shopping with a pram is difficult at the best of times. Here's 3 tips to help you shop with a pram this Christmas.
For parents

Planning for a baby is never an easy task. You can ease the financial burden, however, with the help of this handy budget planner!
How to stop kids losing things
Kids are notorious for losing things at school. A simple strategy for saving money is to avoid replacing lost items. But how do you stop kids from losing things? Psychologist, writer and mum, Ellen Jackson, shares her tips.

Children and pocket money are the source of a lot of debate between parents. How much should you give them?

Psychologist and mum, Ellen Jackson, shares 4 strategies to help you explain this challenging and important topic with your kids.
More kids and teens articles

If you're old enough and your parents agree, mowing lawns for your neighbours might be a great way to earn some extra pocket money.
These pawfectly delicious and easy no-bake dogs treats are a great way to earn a bit of extra pocket money.
Successful family blogger, Editor and owner of popular blog, Stay at Home Mum, Jody Allen, shares her expert tips on saving money when it comes to school uniforms and weekend wear.
Aussie kids are earning more than ever in 2015. Find out how families are handling pocket money in their households via our handy infographic.
Between school uniforms, stationery, sporting equipment and instruments it can be an expensive and busy time for many people. Here's 3 ways to make back to school shopping easier.
If your family is all egg-ed out after Easter, this recipe for 'Leftover Rice Choco Cakes' shared by OzHarvest is a great way to turn chocolate leftovers into something new.
Healthy, cheap and kid-friendly is the holy grail of family cooking. Here are 10 favourites to tick all those boxes.
Between activities, entertainment, and trips away, the cost of school holidays can quickly add up. Here's 3 cheap and fun activities to try these school holidays.
 Here's some simple tips to help prepare for and save on your back to school costs.

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