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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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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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5 crafty ways to teach kids about money

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 […]

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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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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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11 ways to teach kids about money this summer

It’s the Summer Holidays! The kids are ecstatic, and parents are perhaps a little….apprehensive – How will we keep them occupied? Where should we go? How much will it cost? Well why not use the opportunity to start engaging the kids with some basic money concepts that will not only be fun, but also create […]

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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 […]

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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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How Much Pocket Money Should I Give?

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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 place if more families talked about money earlier ❤️ 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 🌰 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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Get your children involved in some family budgeting

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 […]