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Teaching your kids good money values is an important part of being a parent. And learning good money values can start at a young age. We’re here to help inspire you to have money conversations with your kids, early in life.

THIS WEEK

The Benefits of Buying Local and Supporting the Economy

Shopping and dining locally, especially now, is about recognizing the strength and resiliency of all Canadians. Learn more about why shopping local matters.

Money Talks 101

How to Teach Your Kids the Difference Between Want vs. Need

How many times have we heard “But I need it!” — coupled with a pout — from our kids? Probably too many. None of us want to raise a child who could give Veruca Salt a run for her money. Read more on understanding the difference between a need and a want.

Education

How to Save for Your Child’s Post-Secondary Education

Did you know that the average tuition costs for Canadian undergrad students are currently around $6,000 per year? (That doesn’t include books, residence, or meals.) Learn more about how you can start saving today!

Education

COVID-19: What You Need to Know About Back-to-School Plans Across Canada

Through this article, we hope to share consolidated information from authentic sources so you can understand what the new school year will look like in your province.

Banking

7 Tips to Teach Your Kids How to Use Credit Cards

When it comes to credit cards, it’s easy for kids to think of them as “free money.” Don't wait, have "the talk" with them today and get the info you need to teach your kids about credit cards while they’re still young.

Career

5 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Start Their Own Business

If you think kids aren’t natural entrepreneurs, here’s the proof: the popsicle, trampoline, swimming flippers, even the ear muff were all invented by kids. Find out how you can encourage their entrepreneurial spirit.

Money Talks 101

How Giving Your Kids Real-World Money Experience Will Help Shape Their Future

Where do you start when talking about money with your kids? Is allowance a good idea? How do you explain the value of money to children? Find out how Mydoh can help with raising money-smart kids.

Money Talks 101

What's the Right Way to Give an Allowance?

What's the right way to give an allowance? Robin Taub, Chartered Accountant and author of the book "A Parent's Guide to Raising Money-Smart Kids," answers the question.

Lifestyle

Get Shopping: 7 Reasons Why We Should Love Our Local Economy

For those wondering how shopping local can help your community, we’ve put together some of our favourite reasons. Learn how to get your kids involved and teach them the importance of shopping locally.

Lifestyle

Settling in Canada: How to Set Your Kids Up for Success

While the thought is promising, trying to understand the differences in the Canadian school system and curriculum may be confusing and sometimes stressful. Mydoh is here to help navigate this sometimes daunting topic.

Money Talks 101

Teaching Kids About Money: in Conversation with Bryan and Sarah Baeumler

Find out why Bryan and Sarah Baeumler recognize the value of talking about money with their kids.

Education

Fun Chores Ideas That Will Teach Kids How to Manage Money

No matter whether your kids are back at school – or learning remotely this upcoming school year – help teach kids about money and keeping them busy in those off-school hours with these fun Mydoh chore ideas.

Education

How to Talk to Your Kids About Returning to School During COVID-19

Are your kids anxious about going back-to-school this year? Here’s how to talk to them about COVID-19, practice good hygiene and alleviate their fears.

Money Talks 101

The Importance of Teaching Your Kids How to Give Back to the Community

Volunteering or donating your time, money, or unwanted items are great ways to give back to your community. Learn more about what you and your kids can do.

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