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Am I a Hypocrite If I Shield My Child From the Digital Tools I Help Create?

I want to reconcile my hopes for technology's role in our lives with my fears for what it might do to my son

I work for a digital agency where I partner with brands to design and build creative solutions and experiences. I'm also a mom with the very vital job of keeping my 5-year-old alive while trying to teach him how to be a ...

by Jennifer Zimnowski  | August 20, 2018 02:00:00
News and Events

(LOOK) 8 Kids Were Asked to Sketch Futuristic Tech Products. The Results Are Surprisingly Brilliant

From an 'eatwatch' to a 'recycle bot' -- the future is looking bright

Decluttr.com asked a group of children aged 4- to 11-years-old to conceptualize the tech products they predict people will use in 30 years’ time. Then, the company asked a concept artist to bring their sketches to life. The result? An “eatwatch,” a “recycle bot,” a ...

by Rose Leadem  | August 08, 2018 12:00:00
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To Raise Exceptional Children Teach Them These 7 Values

Values endure through all changes in a child's life

To parent our children to be exceptional we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of frustration." It is our job to love and support them through their struggles, but to refrain from solving their problems for them.We need to equip our children with ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | July 21, 2018 02:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Do Allowance Right: Tips From Financial Experts and Parents

Is your child ready for an allowance?

Money may not make the world go round, but it does pay to know how to manage it well. And it's why providing money lessons for your kids early lays a strong foundation to have a healthy attitude when it comes to ...

by Jill Castillo for SmartParenting.com.ph  | July 17, 2018 12:00:00
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BPI-Philam CEO Let 10-Year-Old Daughter Manage Her College Fund. Guess What Happened Next

Q&A with Surendra Menon, chief executive officer of BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp.

Surendra Menon is the CEO of BPI-Philam Life Assurance Corp.Most parents encourage their children to save by giving them piggy banks or bank accounts. Those who are financially sophisticated may try to teach them a bit of investing by giving them shares ...

by Roel Landingin  | June 19, 2018 02:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Ways to Teach Children to be Financially Independent

It's not having lots of money, but rather the ability to manage money well that guarantees financial success

Every parent would like to see their children be successful and live a happy life when they grow up. You want to provide them the best education and encourage them to excel academically so that when they finish their education and are ...

by Henry Ong  | May 29, 2018 09:00:00
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Here's How You Should Talk to Kids About Business

Raising children into entrepreneurial adults begins with encouraging creativity and problem solving

While it is very true that children often do what you do, not what you say to do, it’s important for parents, particularly entrepreneurial parents, to give their actions context and pre-empt that favorite question of all children: “But...why?” This way, not ...

by Miles Jennings  | April 02, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Filipino Kids Have Put Away P30 Billion in Their Savings Accounts

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is counting on kiddie savings accounts to augment low savings rates

When you ask a typical Filipino parent how she teaches her kids about money, she will likely say she takes her son or daughter to the bank to open a kiddie savings account. That is an excellent start.According to a report by Bloomberg, the ...

by Rachel Perez for SmartParenting.com.ph  | March 27, 2018 12:00:00
Business Ideas

How parents can foster an entrepreneurial spirit in their daughters

Here are 4 ways to teach your girl that even failures can help her achieve goals

When we think of raising our daughters to be entrepreneurs, we often think first of developing their money-smarts. And that's important. No entrepreneur will be successful if they can't develop, market, budget and invest in a savvy manner. But being an entrepreneur ...

by Sharon Bush  | September 24, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

How to negotiate: Learning from the natural entrepreneurial skills of a kid

A five-year-old can show you where the money is

It seems like my five-year-old almost always gets what he wants (within reason of course).  He is not spoiled. He’s a good negotiator. He’s perfecting the science of wheeling and dealing and in the process unwittingly taught me a few things on ...

by Ana Maria Villanueva-Lykes  | September 17, 2016 12:00:00
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11 money lessons entrepreneurial parents can teach their kids over summer break

It's never too early to teach your kids lessons on money management.

It  is that time of year again: The kids are home from school for the summer, and parents are sorting out how to occupy them. Ideally, kids should continue to learn during this down time, so why not offer them some valuable life lessons about ...

by Darrah Brustein  | February 28, 2016 09:00:00
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Why rebellious kids make more money later in life

According to study, rebellious children usually grow up earning higher income. Find out why.

Who knew not listening to your parents as a kid could pay off?New research published in the journal Developmental Psychology found that children who didn’t listen to their parents growing up ended up with a higher income, according to Quartz.“We might assume that ...

by Benjamin Snyder  | July 28, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Here's how to talk to your kids about money management (Infographic)

Start educating your children about effective personal finance management.

If bestowing an allowance or assigning chores is a popular way to breach this money management topic, make sure it’s clear why your child is receiving money, and that any payment is aligned with action, according to the below infographic compiled by ...

by Geoff Weiss  | June 27, 2015 07:00:00
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