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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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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. […]

Rooster Hero Russell Winnard

Rooster Hero: Russell Winnard

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. They’re all leaders in their field, and they’re all people we at RoosterMoney admire. This month we spoke to Russell Winnard. Russell […]

Top 5 Ways to Teach Kids Coding

Liane Katz is the founder of MAMA.Codes, a mum and entrepreneur and specialist in teaching children to code. ——— As the world becomes increasingly digitally focused, we need to ensure that children are part of the digital conversation. The rise of Artificial Intelligence which is now being incorporated into robots is potentially both exciting and […]

Rooster Hero: Nadia Bentoua

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. They’re all leaders in their field, and they’re all people we at RoosterMoney admire. This month we spoke to Nadia Bentoua. Nadia […]

Rooster Hero Lynette Khalfani-Cox with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

Rooster Hero: Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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. They’re all leaders in their field, and they’re all people we at RoosterMoney admire. This month we spoke to Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, also […]

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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 […]

Rooster Hero Lucy Warwick-Ching with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

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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Ted Talks that inspire

All of us at RoosterHQ enjoy a good Ted Talk. They’re short, insightful and a lot of the time, they’re funny and entertaining too! We also think they provide some great ‘kidspiration’! From engaging ways to get children into engineering, to the small questions asked that can lead to the next big scientific discovery, we […]

Rooster Hero Tom Hartmann with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

Rooster Hero: Tom Hartmann

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. They’re all leaders in their field, and they’re all people we at RoosterMoney admire. This month we spoke to Tom Hartmann. Tom […]

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Top Coding Apps for Kids

We may be a bit biased here at RoosterMoney (being an app and all), but coding is a great language to equip kids with for the future. We interact with technology everyday and code forms the basis of pretty much everything in the digital world. So we’ve uncovered the best coding apps for kids out […]

Rooster Hero Claudia Hammond with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

Rooster Hero: Claudia Hammond

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 form the best. They’re all leaders in their field, and they’re all people we at RoosterMoney admire. This month we spoke to Claudia Hammond. Claudia […]

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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 🇦🇺, […]

Rooster Hero Wim Mijs with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

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. […]

Rooster Hero Bruce Sellery with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

Rooster Hero: Bruce Sellery

Welcome to the third in our ‘Rooster Heroes’ series – bringing you financial experts that we’ve interviewed on all things pocket money and allowances with 10 quick fire questions. They’re all leaders in their field, and they’re all people we at RoosterMoney admire. This month we spoke to Bruce Sellery. Bruce is one of Canada’s […]

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Rooster Family Story: Meet Sam and Miesha

Meet Sam and Miesha. Their father, Tim, has been using RoosterMoney with them for a year now and sent this wonderful video in capturing exactly what they think of it. We love the detail in here on how much pocket money they get each week, how they earn it, and even that Sam know’s the […]

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10 Best Math Apps for Kids

There are a lot of educational Apps out there, but not all will hit the mark. We’ve done the hard work of separating the wheat from the chaff 🌾 and have evaluated these 10 best math apps for kids so our Rooster Families don’t have to do the work. Best math apps for kids under […]

Rooster Hero Moira O'Neill with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

Rooster Hero: Moira O’Neill

Welcome back to our ‘Rooster Heroes’ series. Each month we’re bringing you a new Hero that we’ve interviewed on all things pocket money and allowances with 10 quick fire questions. They’re all experts in their field, and they all have one thing in common, they’re people we at RoosterMoney admire. The idea is to bring […]

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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 […]

Rooster Hero Neale Godfrey with overlaid illustrations of confetti, RoosterMoney logo and cartoon people

Rooster Hero: Neale Godfrey

Welcome to our brand new ‘Rooster Heroes’ series. Each month we’ll be bringing you a new Hero that we’ll be interviewing on all things pocket money and allowances. They’re all experts in their field, and they all have one thing in common, they’re people we at RoosterMoney admire. We’ll be asking them 10 quick fire […]

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Spook-tacular Pumpkin Masterpieces

This Halloween, we decided to get in the Halloween spirit with our Rooster Families 🎃! We had lots of lovely submissions to our Pumpkin Carving Competition that were too good not to share! Have a look at the winning pumpkin snap as well as the other amazing entries from this year’s Halloween Competition. Big thank […]

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Pumpkin Carving Competition

Share your pumpkin snaps with us to be in with the chance of winning an Amazon voucher Halloween is just around the corner, and we’re starting to pick our pumpkins to carve our spooky masterpieces into 👻. Pumpkin carving is a fun way to get your kid’s hands messy in pumpkin goo while letting their […]

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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 […]