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Empowering kids and teens in and out of the classroom.


10 Best Finance Books to Teach Kids and Teens About Money

Give your kids and teens a financial foundation with 10 of the best books about money, savings, and investing.

February 27, 2024 Education

How to Pay for University or College

Your child’s education can help set them up for future success—but how do you afford it? Here’s how you and your teen can financially prepare for their post-secondary education.

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February 13, 2024 Education

The Gender Pay Gap Explained for Kids and Teens

Men and women have equal rights, but not when it comes to wages. Here is what kids and teens need to know about the gender pay gap in Canada.

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December 28, 2023 Education

What High School Students Need to Know About Volunteer Opportunities

Many Canadian teens need volunteer hours in order to graduate. Here’s how to find volunteer opportunities as a high school student.

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September 6, 2023 Education

What Parents Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence is no longer the stuff of sci-fi. Teens are using it to help with their English essay or edit their TikTok videos. Here’s what parents need to know about AI.

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August 10, 2023 Education

What is Period Poverty? A Guide for Teens

Period poverty is a global issue that affects people around the world—including teens. Here’s what teens need to know about menstrual equity.

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March 30, 2023 Education

12 Video Games That Can Teach You About Money

Did you know video games help you learn life lessons like communication, bargaining and financial skills? Here are 12 video games that help teach you about all things money!

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January 25, 2023 Education

How to Teach Financial Literacy at Every Age

From counting games for young kids, to encourage teens to start their own business, here are ideas to jumpstart teaching money to kids of all ages.

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December 22, 2022 Education

How to Help Kids and Teens Set and Achieve Goals

Accomplishing goals takes work, but the process is worth it. Discover how to help your child set realistic, attainable goals and persevere until they succeed.

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December 8, 2022 Education

Tips for Teaching Autistic Kids Money Skills

Teaching autistic kids and teens money skills is essential in helping prepare them for adulthood. Autism Canada shared some strategies to help parents.

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July 13, 2022 Education

How to Budget for Back to School Shopping in 2023

Here are some key tips for parents and kids to help stick to a budget and save money when shopping for back to school supplies.

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May 30, 2022 Education

What Kids and Teens Need to Know About Online Privacy

Smartphones and social media keep kids and teens connected, but at the cost of their online privacy. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your family safe.

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April 7, 2022 Education

Best Way to Save for Child’s Education in Canada

Did you know that the average tuition costs for Canadian undergrad students are currently around $6,700 per year? Learn more about the best way to save for your child’s education in Canada.

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March 9, 2022 Education

Money Games for Kids

Online games and board games are a great way to introduce financial literacy skills. Here are 12 fun money games for kids to play.

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March 8, 2022 Education

When to Teach Kids About Money: An Age-by-Age Guide

When should parents start teaching kids about money? The answer may surprise you.

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February 22, 2022 Education

How to Explain the Racial Wage Gap to Your Kids

Despite Canada’s diversity, Black people typically earn less money. Here is what kids and teens need to know about the racial wage gap in Canada. By Deanne Gage.

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January 4, 2022 Education

Online Learning Tips for Kids and Teens

Students are returning to online school in some provinces due to COVID-19. Here’s how parents can support remote learning for kids and teens.

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September 21, 2021 Education

How to Teach Kids & Teens the Difference Between Needs vs Wants

Understanding the difference between a need and a want is fundamental to building good money habits with teens. Here are some tips on teaching the difference.

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May 26, 2021 Education

How the Financial System Works in Canada

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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April 12, 2021 Education

Important Money Lessons for Kids

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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March 31, 2021 Education

Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

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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March 24, 2021 Education

7 Tips to Teach Your Kids How to Save Money

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 head start on financial literacy.

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March 17, 2021 Education

How to Teach Your Kids Good Money Habits

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

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October 14, 2020 Education

How Can Students Give Back to the Community

Volunteering or donating your time, money, or unwanted items are great ways that kids can to give back to your community.

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September 8, 2020 Education

How to Prepare Your Child for Going Back to School

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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August 24, 2020 Education

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.

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August 24, 2020 Education

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.

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August 24, 2020 Education

COVID-19: Back-to-School Plans in 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.

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August 17, 2020 Education

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.

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August 14, 2020 Education

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.

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