May 222016

Why my kids don’t have a cell phone

My kids don’t have a cell phone, because frankly, they can’t afford it. As a parent this is an excellent teaching tool. As you’ve read in my previous blog, Why my kids get $40 a month”, I am teaching my kids how to save and manage money. A cell phone with a monthly bill is a great example of what it would feel like when they buy a car, or a house. It’s not that I can’t afford to buy them a phone, it’s that I want them to understand what it feels like to buy it themselves, save up for the monthly plan, etc. Continue reading »