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Talking About Needs And Wants

Introducing the difference between Needs and Wants will help your kids decide where to spend right now, and even how to budget in later life. Win-win.

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Pocket Money Chores List – A Parent’s Guide

Pocket Money & Chores – It’s the second most popular question we get from parents, just behind ‘How much pocket money should I give?’ and understandably so, it can be a sensitive subject that stirs up mixed emotions.

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A Guide to Children’s Savings Accounts

Picking the right children’s savings account isn’t just a matter of spotting the highest interest rate. There’s a bewildering range of options, so first you’ll need to think about what you want from a savings account. Here we break down the basics for you.

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A Guide to Junior ISAs

We break down exactly what Junior ISAs (JISAs) are, without the jargon, so you can decide whether they’re right for your family.

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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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 […]

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Top Tips on Giving Pocket Money

It can be difficult to get into a routine and manage pocket money. Whether you plan on using an online pocket money tracker to help you or not, getting into a pocket money routine will help your whole family benefit from giving pocket money. Every family is different and you need to design a routine that works […]

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RoosterMoney – Money Matters Course

We’re really excited to bring you our updated Money Matters Course, developed in association with Children’s University   What is the Money Matters course? It’s a free to download, printable set of activity sheets. The course is open to all, but it’s ideal for 7 to 12 years old. The activities start off quite basic and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Best Money Books for Kids

Following on from the popularity of our top coding apps for kids post, we thought we’d share our best money books for kids this time. The way we see it, storytelling isn’t just for entertainment,  it’s also a really effective way to teach complex subjects, like MONEY 💰. From saving for a new toy to […]

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Spring Cleaning Money Making Hacks For Your Kids

Spring is in the air! Well at least for us at RoosterHQ and with Spring comes the annual attempt to declutter and deep clean. Fear not, it’s time for you to sit back, take a supervisory role and kick start some earning and learning with the kids. So here’s our spring cleaning money making tips […]

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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 🎉 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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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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Top tips to teach kids the value of money

We are often asked what our top tips are on how to teach kids the value of money. So I thought I would put down some of my learnings on what families using RoosterMoney have done. Teaching with pennies & dimes will prepare them for pounds & dollars As with anything, start small before going […]

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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 🎉 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..

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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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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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Getting Started with PLUS

Exciting news: RoosterPLUS is here! We’ve 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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Give Goals a go!

Put your kids in charge of their spending priorities with the RoosterMoney Goals feature. Goals..

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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 […]