Kids and money

You Made Me Cry

You made me cry today. My 90-year-old mum had her purse stolen at the local shopping centre. When I told my seven-year-old, he immediately made her a card, put in all the money from his three jars, and gave it to his grandma. I am so proud of him. Thank...

Getting out of debt

Would You Like a Credit Card With that?

Hi Scott, My 19-year-old daughter just started a job at David Jones. To my horror, one of her KPIs is to sell the David Jones credit card to customers. In fact staff are incentivised $75 for every customer they sign up. There is a lot of pressure on her to...

Kids and money

The School Chaplain

Hi Scott, I know you have already had lots of positive support, but I couldn’t agree more with the priest who sent you encouraging words last week. I am a School Chaplain. The other day, a few 16-year-old students were asking me about jobs they could make a lot of...