JJJ....I found something for you

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by DammitJanet, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Remember when you were talking about the issues with eeyore and money and savings? Well I was looking online for Piggy banks for DDD and this thing popped up and I thought of you. I may actually get one for Keyana and put it away until she is older and can understand money better but I think this may actually be something that could really help you with what you are trying to get through to your son.
     
  2. Mattsmom277

    Mattsmom277 Active Member

    Oh my goodness, that is GENIUS!!!!!!!! I am going to get one for easy child for Christmas. I'm so glad I saw this link, I bet JJJ will like it too!

    easy child is already good at saving and has a realistic understanding of money, how to save, how much things cost. But she does get frustrated when she takes a long time to reach a goal (say she is saving for a new pair of shoes - she gets good ones from me and her father but she has a shoe "thing" so she also saves for extra pairs of super "cool" shoes). She gets to maybe $75 and that last say $25 it eats her up waiting and feeling she'll never make the goal. Or she won't know which thing she wants that she should save for next. Being able to have 3 banks with a running total and goals preset for them will help her see she IS meeting the goals. I love you can have it remind you to add on allowance day etc. I think it's the coolest thing I've seen that I'd never heard of in ages!
     
  3. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I do think it is a really great thing and i might get one for me to use just to help me save...lol.
     
  4. Mattsmom277

    Mattsmom277 Active Member

    LOL I was thinking it might come in handy to set goals and stick to them for things like our honeymoon, airfare across the country for us to visit Matt and perhaps I need to order more than 1!
     
  5. Liahona

    Liahona Guest

    Forget the kids I want to get one for husband!
     
  6. keista

    keista New Member

    I kinda want one too, but I need one to save up for it!:money:
     
  7. JJJ

    JJJ Active Member

    Wow! That is great! Eeyore's birthday is coming up, I bet I can get grandma to get it for him!

    Thanks Janet!
     
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