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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 […]
What’s on this page? Introduction to teaching children about money Talking to kids about money Pocket money Pocket money routines How much pocket money to give Using chores for kids as an educational tool Reward chart systems Money activities for kids Integrating lessons into the everyday Arts and Crafts activities Money activities at home […]
There’s always something we could be doing to make smarter choices over our money and some of that you can do from the sofa. We’ve pulled together a list of money books for parents that give some original perspectives on how we can make better financial decisions, financially prepare ourselves for the unexpected and even […]
What is RoosterMoney? RoosterMoney is an online piggy bank designed to help families keep track of pocket money, give rewards and manage an allowance for kids. RoosterMoney acts as an online piggy bank so everyone knows what’s what. Whether you are looking to keep track of money given to your kids as an allowance, or know […]
Learning how to handle money can be tricky. So tricky that a lot of adults are still yet to master it. So teaching children how to deal with money can seem like a real minefield. Not only do you have to educate them about handling cash and coins, and addition and subtraction, but you also […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 🇦🇺, […]
If you’re looking for answers on how much pocket money or allowance to give, then you’ve come to the right place. We have pulled together some tips and averages to help give you a steer. Remember, these are indicative – pocket money doesn’t have to be expensive. Giving pocket money in the right way (however […]
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 […]
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 […]
Meet Tosha, a busy mum running her own business, and her two kids, Finley, who’s 8, and Vivian who’s 6. We went to visit their family home to catch-up on how they use RoosterMoney and how it’s affected their pocket money routine.
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! […]
In support of Financial Capability Week, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of financial capability, we thought we’d post something to inspire you to get your children on the road to being financially capable themselves. And what better way than getting them involved in some family budgeting! Getting your children involved in the family […]
After our post on teaching kids the value of money I thought I would follow up with one of my favourite ways of putting that into practice – getting your children involved with a trip to the local charity shop! Last weekend we carted a car boot full of stuff to our local charity shop. Old clothes […]
The latest release of the RoosterMoney app (v.3.4.1) introduces these great new features: Shiny new..
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 […]
Welcome! You’ve 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.” (ScallywagPA, 5 star rating) Weekly, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]