I was searching on the web for something to help my kids make my house a cleaner place. Doughmain's chore tracker is what every parent needs, it helps kids finish their chores and helps parents keep track of their kids allowances. Not only does it have a chore chart that the boys can check on daily with their iPod...but it also has a family calendar to keep hubby in the loop too!
Real World Financial Advice for Families.
Welcome to the DoughMain blog. Here you'll find practical advice for talking to your kids about money and staying organized and connected as a family.
Tweet The backyard; it’s a source of fun and entertainment for many families, but having a messy pool deck out back can potentially be dangerous for both you and your little ones. From slips and trips to falls and spills, there are quite a few hazards to look out for around the pool. Even the… View Article
Confused by all of the recent media reports telling you not to tie an allowance to chores? There are several chore/allowance “camps”: Allowance – A weekly amount of money that is provided with no expectation that the child will complete chores to earn their money. Allowance for a set amount of chores – You expect… View Article
Tweet As a parent, it’s your responsibility to teach your teen to drive and stay safe behind the wheel. This can be a challenge and a nerve-wracking experience since teens are notorious for making snap decisions — and they don’t always use their best judgment. Help your teen make smart driving decisions. Here are three… View Article
Tweet Credit cards are great financial tools that make purchases easier and more convenient; yet, to prove beneficial, they require a responsible and informed individual. You have to be prepared for a credit card and you need to make wise and mature decisions with it. This leads to the controversial question, when is your child… View Article
Tweet As high school comes to a close, your graduate is looking to the future with big dreams, ambitions and new endeavors. Instead of giving him or her cash or material goods, feed your teen’s desire for adventure by providing an experience. Whether solo or with the whole family, experiences create memories that last a… View Article
Tweet As the class of 2015 accepts their diplomas and sets off into the real world, student loan debt continues to rise at unprecedented rates. Is there any way to stay afloat when debt is affecting 40 million people nationwide? Student debt is a national crisis at an all-time high of $1.5 million; however,… View Article
Encouraging kids to stay active and healthy doesn’t have to involve an overload of nagging. With summer break just around the corner, you might have visions of your kids spending hours in the pool, riding their bikes with their friends and snacking on watermelon slices washed down with organic milk. Your kiddos, on the other… View Article
Credit scores play an important role in your financial life. Not only is a good score essential for obvious financial events like qualifying for a loan or getting a credit card, but also for the less obvious like obtaining cell phone service, renting a car, or perhaps even getting a job. Two important changes to… View Article
Getting on the right track for saving for big goals requires the first step to be a good one. Do you remember the first time your parents let you open a bank account? Do you remember having a piggy bank or a place where you could see your money grow? Today we have online banks… View Article