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Welcome to our Rooster Community where you can keep on top of everything that’s happening at RoosterMoney HQ. Whether you’re after expert advice from our Rooster Heroes, recommendations on top products for parents, or you just want to find out how other families use RoosterMoney, you’re in the right place.

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Top 5 ways to manage your kids’ screen time

Colleen Wong is the founder of My Gator Watch, an investment banker turned entrepreneur, and mum of two. ——— At My Gator Watch, the wearable phone and tracker for kids, we wanted to share some tips on managing your kids screen time – without resorting to arguments! First things first, we appreciate it’s not possible […]

Halloween ideas that won’t break the bank

Halloween doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg 🧟‍♂️ We’ve pulled together some fun & creative Halloween ideas for you and your kids, to help keep costs down whilst saving you pennies this Spooky season!   Costumes 👻 The National Retail Federation forecasts this year’s Halloween spending in the US will reach $9bn. […]

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Fun & educational videos for kids

How we watch TV has evolved significantly from when we were younger. Gone are the Video cassettes and DVDs of old, or waking up early on a Saturday morning in eager anticipation of your favourite TV series! Now many of us are streaming shows on-demand, and as a result we’re seeing lots of great content […]

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Rooster Hero: Lucy Warwick Ching

Our ‘Rooster Heroes’ series brings you financial experts from all over the world, asking them 10 quick fire questions on all things pocket money and allowances – so you learn from the best. This month we spoke to Lucy Warwick-Ching. Lucy is an editor extraordinaire at the Financial Times specialising in personal finance. A working […]

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Rooster Family Story: Meet the Luxtons

Meet the Luxton family, they’ve been using RoosterMoney for 2 years now and wanted to share how it works for them. It’s fair to say the Luxton children – Mischa (10), Sam (8), & Henry (4) – are learning their financial habits from the best, with Dad (Tim), being a financial advisor in Perth, Western Australia 🇦🇺, […]

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Rooster Hero: Wim Mijs

Welcome to the next instalment in our ‘Rooster Heroes’ series – bringing you financial experts from around the world, and asking them our 10 quick fire questions on all things pocket money and allowances. They’re all leaders in their field, and they’re all people we at RoosterMoney admire. This month we spoke to Wim Mijs. […]

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Rooster Family Story: Meet the Matuszeks

Meet the Matuszeks. Angela and her two kids Sam (13 years old) & Alex (9 years old). They sent in this amazing video (fully designed and edited) to give us a sense of how they use RoosterMoney and how it’s helped their family routine and understanding of money. It’s so great to see the impact […]

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Rooster in the News

It’s been a great start to the year for RoosterMoney and all things Financial Education in the press. There have been lots of articles on teaching kids about money, getting into good routines, and how this ‘new wave’ of pocket money apps can help your children learn some valuable life skills. We thought we’d pick […]

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Introducing: Meet Other Mums

Last week we met Sally Oddy, founder of Meet Other Mums ( meetothermums.com ) It’s a wonderful site all about connecting mums and giving them a much needed space to share their experiences. We loved the idea so wanted to find out more about the service, Sally’s experiences running it, and of course, her views on pocket […]

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Year of the Rooster Competition!

Calling all budding artists! To celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Rooster, we’re looking for brilliant pictures of a Rooster! Draw one, make one, paint one – whatever you and your kids want to do! Once you’ve done your piece, you can share it on instagram or twitter tagging #RoosterMoneyComp #YearOfTheRooster (be sure to […]

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Lucinda’s Pocket Money Routine on RoosterMoney

I have three kids aged 9, 8 and 6 – and here’s my pocket money routine… The children like to know how much they have and they love that it’s black and white on RoosterMoney. Fairness is really important to kids and RoosterMoney is a great way for everyone to know where they are, including […]