Mydoh Money Magazine

Helping your kids learn good money values is part of being a parent. Mydoh Money Magazine provides articles and resources to help you start conversations and raise money-smart kids.

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Money Talks 101

Guide to Giving an Allowance to Kids & Teenagers

July 30, 2021

We help you make sense of chores and allowance so you can start the conversation with your tweens and teens with confidence.

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Lifestyle

How To Set Up a Mydoh Account as a Non-RBC Client

July 21, 2021

The Mydoh Smart Card is now available to parents and kids who bank with any financial institution in Canada. Here’s how to sign up with Mydoh.

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Lifestyle

What Parents Need to Know About WhatsApp

July 14, 2021

WhatsApp is a popular messenger app, but is it safe for kids, tweens, and teens? Here’s what parents need to know.

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Lifestyle

Most Interesting Kid Influencers Under 16

July 13, 2021

Social media influencers come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. Here are 16 of the most interesting teenage influencers under 16.

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Lifestyle

What Is Mydoh Play? (Video)

July 7, 2021

Mydoh Play introduces kids to everyday money topics and encourages families to have money conversations sooner.

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Lifestyle

Social Media for Kids & Teens: Pros and Cons

July 6, 2021

Kids and teenagers are using social media more than ever. We list the pros and cons of social media and how parents can help kids engage safely.

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Banking

What Parents Need to Know About Debit Cards for Kids

June 29, 2021

Too old for piggy banks, but too young for credit cards? We explain the benefits of using debit cards to teach your kids about money.

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Lifestyle

What Parents Need to Know about Social Media App Clubhouse

June 24, 2021

Clubhouse is a buzzy new social app, but is it safe for tweens and teens? Here’s what parents need to know.

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Lifestyle

What Parents Need to Know About TikTok

June 15, 2021

TikTok is the hot new social network among tweens and teens. But what exactly is it? Here’s what you need to know about TikTok and whether it’s safe for kids.

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Lifestyle

What is Mydoh? (Video)

June 8, 2021

Raise money-smart kids with Mydoh, the money management app for parents and kids!

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Money Talks 101

How the Financial System Works in Canada

May 26, 2021

We share some tips for newcomers on understanding the financial landscape in Canada and how Mydoh can help kids learn about money.

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Banking

How to Explain What a Credit Card is to Your Kids

May 26, 2021

We share some tips on your teen’s first credit card including, how to use it responsibly, and why the Mydoh Smart Card is a great alternative to credit for kids.

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Lifestyle

How Parents and Teens Use Mydoh

May 26, 2021

We teach you how Mydoh can help teens earn and spend their own money, as well as fun, interactive lessons on financial literacy.

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Lifestyle

The Most Popular Summer Chore List for Kids and Teens

May 14, 2021

Teach your kids responsibility and money skills by paying them to help out with summer chores around the house, garden, and cottage.

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Career

Best Summer Jobs for Teens in Canada

May 4, 2021

The summer job is a rite of passage. We share tips to help your kids write a resume, prepare for an interview, and the best summer jobs for teens in Canada.

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Money Talks 101

Important Money Lessons for Kids

April 12, 2021

When’s the best time to teach your kids about money? The short answer: right now. Here are some of the most important money lessons to teach kids.

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Money Talks 101

Finances for Kids: ABC’s of Money

March 31, 2021

Kids as young as three are already beginning to grasp the concept of money. Introduce the ABC's of money to your kids with these fun games and practical tips.

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Education

Money Games for Kids

March 31, 2021

Online games and board games are a great way to introduce financial literacy skills. Here are nine fun money games for kids to play.

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Career

How to Make Money as a Kid Online

March 24, 2021

There's plenty of opportunities for kids to embrace the latest startup trends and make money online. Here are 7 savvy online business ideas for your kids.

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Money Talks 101

7 Tips for Teaching Your Kids How to Save Money

March 24, 2021

Parents should talk with their kids about money early. Here’s our tips on how kids can save money and build a plan that gives them a headstart on financial literacy.

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Money Talks 101

How to Help Your Kids Learn Better Money Saving Habits

March 17, 2021

Talking about money is the key to teaching kids good money savings habits, at every age. Those conversations don’t have to be awkward — and they can even be fun.

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Money Talks 101

How to Teach Kids about Money at an Early Age

March 16, 2021

When should parents start teaching kids about money? The answer may surprise you. According to financial experts, the money lessons start early in life.

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Lifestyle

A Guide to Spring Chores for Kids and Teens

March 16, 2021

Doing chores can boost your kids’ bank balance. Did you know chores also build life skills and boost mental health? Here are spring chores for kids and teens.

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Banking

What You Need to Know to Open Your Kids’ First Bank Account

February 11, 2021

Graduating from a piggy bank to their first bank account is a big step in helping kids manage their money. Discover which bank account is right for your child.

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Lifestyle

7 Chore Ideas for Kids this Winter

February 10, 2021

With winter comes some specific chores to do around the home. Get kids involved with these fun tasks that help teach independence and financial responsibility.

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Money Talks 101

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

October 14, 2020

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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Education

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

September 8, 2020

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.

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Education

Fun Chores Ideas That Will Teach Kids How to Manage Money

September 1, 2020

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.

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Money Talks 101

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

August 24, 2020

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

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Lifestyle

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

August 24, 2020

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.

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Education

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

August 24, 2020

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.

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Lifestyle

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

August 24, 2020

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.

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Education

The Benefits of Buying Local and Supporting the Economy

August 24, 2020

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

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Money Talks 101

What's the Right Way to Give an Allowance?

August 17, 2020

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.

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Money Talks 101

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

August 14, 2020

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.

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Career

5 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Start Their Own Business

August 12, 2020

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.

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Banking

7 Tips to Teach Your Kids How to Use Credit Cards

August 11, 2020

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.

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Education

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

August 11, 2020

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 the best way to save for your child's education in Canada.

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Money Talks 101

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

August 11, 2020

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.

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