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By: CreditDonkey, CreditDonkey

Best Family Innovations You’re Missing Out On

Why DoughMain is Top in Family Technology: This company aims to give parents practical software and other tools to make teaching their children about money easy, fun, and hands-on. They even put the real-world tools kids need to learn, like savings accounts and prepaid spending cards, into their hands so they can learn by doing.

By: Brand Point (BPT), The Daily Journal

Tips for Parents on how, and why, to talk to kids about insurance

When it comes to financial literacy, parents know it’s important to give kids the knowledge and skills they need to manage money. In fact, 81 percent say it’s their responsibility as parents to teach children about money and saving, according to a 2012 survey by the website DoughMain. While you’re teaching children about smart spending,… View Article

By: Susan Borowski, Money Crashers

Allowance for Kids

Should you give an allowance or chores? How much should you pay for chores? How can you manage and teach money management? In this article, you will learn about why its important to allow your child to practice money management and some simple ways to start.

By: Mike Allen, Shopping Bargains

Apps & Games to Teach Kids about Money Management

Kids are never too young to start learning money management skills and ways to avoid the traps of debt. These days, parents have access to many free or very inexpensive online resources, fun games, and smartphone apps to help in this training process. In this article we go over a few ways you can help kids of all ages learn about money and how to use it wisely.

By: Metropolis Creative, Press Release

Metropolis Wins the 2013 American Graphic Design Award

In this article, Metropolis Creative describes how they derived an award-winning design for DoughMain’s newly redesigned logo.  

By: Money Management International (MMI), Reuters

It’s Back to School, but Financial Literacy Begins at Home

As children begin heading back to school, Money Management International (MMI), the nation’s largest nonprofit credit counseling agency and provider of financial education services, urges parents to embrace their role as financial educators.

By: NICO, Nerdwallet.com

Learn By Doing: Best Online Financial Literacy Games

In this article, Nerdwallet reviews online financial literacy games, citing that they tackle a very pressing matter: the poor state of financial education in our country, tabbing DoughMain’s Sand Dollar City as the “Coolest” World.

By: Karen LoBello, The Bump

How to Teach Kids Money Management With Chores

In this article, The Bump offers tips on how to teach preschool age children basic money management skills using chores. Among the experts cited in this article is DoughMain’s CEO Ken Damato.

By: Janet Bodnar, Kiplinger

Don’t Tie Allowance to Chores

In this article for Kiplinger, the author draws on data from DoughMain’s survey “Chores and Allowance and the 21st Century Kid”. This article uses the data to discuss the tie between chores and allowances and weighs in on the ongoing debate about the linked relationship of the two.

By: Daniel Bortz, U.S. News & World Report

Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Money

In this article for U.S. News & World Report, author Daniel Bortz focuses on the importance of teaching your children money skills using age appropriate technology. Among the many lessons explored in the article, DoughMain is recommended as a website of tools and games to teach children about money.


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