The living room

A few years ago when we were first developing our Family Economy System I was asking my sister what methods had worked best for her? She is a Mother to seven children and I know that there is always strength in asking those around you what has worked for them. One thing I know for certain is that you need to have a system that is flexible enough to adapt Read More …

Family Economy System

A few years ago when we were first developing our Family Economy System I was asking my sister what methods had worked best for her? She is a Mother to seven children and I know that there is always strength in asking those around you what has worked for them. One thing I know for certain is that you need to have a system that is flexible enough to adapt Read More …

A family store

Now that you’ve read through your Workstars Family Economy System, established a family store, and chosen chores using the Workstars Chart you are ready to present the system to your family. If you are married or in a relationship, it is extremely important to discuss the system together before presenting to your children. The system will not work unless both partners are fully on-board. There are a few preparations you Read More …

7 Habits Of The Financially Successful

By: Keith Whelan If you think about it, achieving success in some of our most important life activities requires two key ingredients: knowledge and behavior. Knowledge by itself isn’t enough; knowing what to do only gets you halfway there. You also need to follow through by taking action. Take a job, for example. On paper I might be an expert at my profession. Very knowledgeable. But if some aspects of Read More …

Debt News

Surprisingly, the researchers found that when the teens were completing chores not only did they not have stress, but had feelings of happiness.? At first this may seem counter-intuitive, but I know at our house sometimes it’s tough to get the kids to start cleaning but once they get started they realize they actually enjoy work and find it self-fulfilling. The research also showed that kids who did more chores Read More …

Tips For Improving Your Finances In Today’s Economy

By: wendya If you find yourself in a mountain of debt, it can be hard to figure out how to pay all of the bills that you owe. Sometimes, it is necessary to swallow your pride and ask for help in these situations. Read this article for more tips on personal finances. Most products come with either 90-day or one-year limited warranties, and if a failure is likely to occur, Read More …