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The App

Everything you’ll ever need to know about the RoosterMoney app. New releases, quick hacks and feature tips to make sure you’re getting the most out of your app.

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Kids saving RoosterMoney

8 ways to get your kids excited about saving

The best way to learn is by doing, and by giving your kids a bit more control over their allowance, they can start to make decisions about what to stash away in savings or put towards their goals.   1. Get them logged in ūüď≤ If your child has their own device, they can login […]

Children's Privacy Policy

Children’s Privacy Policy

Data privacy is of utmost importance to us at RoosterMoney! We felt it was very important for children to better understand data privacy and their own rights over their data, so we’re super excited to share our new¬†Children’s Privacy Policy! This serves as both an educational guide for your children and informative on RoosterMoney’s policies […]

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Going into holiday mode

With many kids starting their school vacations, routine gets disrupted, and in some cases this includes the allowance routine as well. Back in February, we ran a poll in our newsletter asking if¬†family allowance routines changed over the holidays and 74% said it did to a certain extent. With that in mind, there are a […]

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Families can now access RoosterMoney from their Amazon Alexa devices

You can search for the¬†‘RoosterMoney’¬†skill from your Amazon Alexa app and¬†Enable¬†it for your family. Use your parent login details to link you account and then say¬†‘Alexa, open RoosterMoney’! We developed the RoosterMoney skill for Amazon Alexa to act as a family hub where everyone can find out how much is owed to who, who earned […]

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Giving just got better

Giving just got better We’ve teamed up with¬†JustGiving, the world’s most trusted online fundraising platform, to make it easier for you to make a donation within the App ūüéČ We know that lots of families on RoosterMoney are passionate about supporting charities. Getting your kids into Giving can be a great opportunity to get them […]

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Review past activity with the new Pot History

To kick off the year, we thought it would be nice if you and your kids could reflect on past transactions. So we’ve added a new¬†History¬†feature which lets you look back at activity in your¬†Spend, Save and Give pots! Just click the total from the pot you’re in, and voila, you have that pot’s History! […]

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Introducing Spend, Save & Give

When we set up RoosterMoney, we were very clear on our mission.¬†We believe the world would be a better place if we all started talking about money earlier. Since we launched, more than 200,000 of you have joined our Rooster Family; thank you for your amazing support ūüéČ Along with the rest of the team, […]

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Spread the Love

Thanks for supporting us on our mission! We believe the world would be a better place if more families talked about money earlier ‚̧ԳŹ You have your very own referral link that you can quickly share from within your RoosterMoney app by following these steps: From your family dashboard tap on the Menu in the […]

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Watch that Rooster climb!

We’ve got lots of exciting things in our latest app update!   What’s New? You may have noticed that the child dashboard looks slightly different. Here’s what’s changed in a nutshell ūüĆį For kids:¬†Now you can log in to your account and see your saving and spending visualized by pot! You can also use the […]

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Managing your children’s accounts has never been easier!

The latest release of the RoosterMoney app (v.3.4.1) introduces these great new features: Shiny new Parent Notification Inbox More options when approving Goals! Manage all your actions in one place! We want to make things easy for parents, and we realised there were one too many clicks to get things done! Whether it‚Äôs clicking through […]

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Get your kids logged in to RoosterMoney!

RoosterMoney can work brilliantly just for one parent managing pocket money. But it works even better if you get the whole family involved! If they aren’t already, get your kids logging in and taking responsibility for their cash. Your kids can log in to their account just like you. From their account, they can see […]

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Getting Started with RoosterMoney

Welcome! You‚Äôve joined thousands of other families in getting pocket money sorted. Watch our overview video and read our¬†5 tips to make the most of RoosterMoney. View video on Vimeo >> 1. Add your kids & set an automatic allowance “No more arguing about whether or not allowance was paid.‚ÄĚ (ScallywagPA, 5 star rating) Weekly, […]

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Getting Started with PLUS

Exciting news: RoosterPLUS is here! We‚Äôve listened to parents and children alike and created additional building blocks to power up your RoosterMoney account – and now you can involve the entire family! Here are 4 ways to get the most out of PLUS: 1) Encourage your child to earn Maybe your child earns their pocket […]

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Stash away money in the Safe!

Everyone loves a savvy saver, not least us, but it’s always a tough one when you have to prioritise between saving for a rainy day and getting a new pair of sneakers. Something we baked into the app early on was a special pot for stashing some cash away to make it all a little […]

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Give Goals a go!

Put your kids in charge of their spending priorities with the RoosterMoney Goals feature. Goals do a few things. Prioritise what they are saving for.¬†You may want everything in the collection but it’s going to take time… Opportunity cost.¬†There’s nothing to focus the mind better than knowing if you get that spur of the moment […]

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Transforming Pocket Money

RoosterMoney is designed to answer one question: How do I as a parent teach my children the same values I learned as a child? In this post, I want to talk a little about the motivations behind why we have built¬†RoosterMoney¬†and the problems we are trying to address. We are becoming a cashless society Gone […]

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Introducing RoosterMoney

Whether you give your child 20p or ¬£10 a week, we believe in the power of pocket money to help ingrain good money habits early on. And we believe that for lessons to stick, they need to be both fun and simple. Which is why we have created RoosterMoney. RoosterMoney as an idea was born […]