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Useful tips for helping you and your children manage their money

How to pay pocket money
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Paying pocket money using goHenry: Your options

I met a goHenry dad the other day and we talked a lot about how he pays his twin daughters using goHenry. He told me what his ideal scenario would be for paying their pocket money and it occurred t…
Lessons in giving
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How do you teach your child to ‘give’?

Giving is one of the core aspects of understanding the value of money – but it often gets overlooked. At this time of year - when we’re focused on what we want for Christmas and spending lots o…
Saving pocket money
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Tips to help children to save

We often get asked by parents, ‘what’s the best way to get children to save’? Of course, there are many different ways of helping kids understand saving, but these are the ones we’ve found …
goHenry card abroad
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Tips for using goHenry abroad

Only a couple of weeks now and the summer holidays will be upon us. Whether you’re going off on a family holiday, or your children are heading off with summer camp or friends, goHenry is a great …
School trip to New York
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Do your children need a school trip to New York?

Your own school excursions may have been limited to the zoo and rock gathering trips for geography on the edge of town but now there’s a whole world of opportunity for children.  India, China an…
pocket money
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Should you bribe your kids to do homework?

Do you know the going rate for GCSE Biology revision? What’s a book review worth to a 12 year old? These are the sorts of questions some parents are asking themselves as they look for ways to mot…
present pocket money
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Top 4 Tips to Teach Children About Money This Christmas

Your children and teens are probably only thinking about one thing this December – Christmas and unsurprisingly what gifts they’ll be buying and receiving.While teaching your children about m…