Category Archive: Money Matters

The value of work

In the previous post, I talked about whether we should pay our children to do chores. I gave my take on it, which is not to say that it’s the perfect way to do it. The question now is, “If we don’t pay our children for regular chores, what about paying them for extra chores [...]

Should we pay our children to do chores?

(Read previous posts in this series: Teaching Children About Money, and Teaching Children to Set Priorities for Spending.) In the previous post, I posed the question “Should we pay our children to do chores to earn money?” Would that teach them lessons about money? Let me say that there is no perfect right or wrong [...]