Kids Want to Buy Everything on Vacation? Here's How to Fix It & Teach Money Skills! by Holly Budde

Traveling With Kids
7 years ago
Kids Want to Buy Everything on Vacation? Here's How to Fix It & Teach Money Skills!

Tired of your kids whining for you to constantly buy stuff while traveling? Give them their own spending money! 

I came up with this idea to help eliminate constant arguing and hurt feelings. I explained that, within reason, they could buy what they wish; but, there would not be more money given when it was spent. Each child became more selective in purchases, and it's become a fun game for our road trips.

I am now "banker," tracking balances for them. Surprisingly, they are saving more than they are spending! It's a fun way to teach responsibility with money and I'm headache free!

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