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The Perfect Equation!

What do you get when you add a kid and a great idea? An awesome starting point! But, how can it be improved? It’s simple! Take away the traditional routes to success and preconceived notions as to what our kids should be learning, and you’ve got yourself the perfect equation!  Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
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Who inspires you?

Who is your inspiration? Bill Gates, Steve Jobs… your parents? What do all of these people have in common? Whether it’s raising a child or building a corporation there is one factor that rings true. Sheer determination.  Without determination, little can be achieved and there’s no way you’d be the Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Why start early?

Financial literacy. Why start early? Or as some may be thinking, why start at all? Well, really it comes down to a single quote by a government organisation in Canada. “It is more than a nice-to-have skill. It is a necessity in today’s world — and, moving forward, should be Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

How to: Success

What does success look like to you? Is it the making of tens of thousands of dollars? Making the parents proud? Or is it simply the achievement of self-satisfaction? No matter what your motivation or idea of success looks like in theory, think about what your kids might answer to Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

How to: Business Idea

How does one come up with a business idea? You could have an idea deep below the surface, which needs a little help to come out. Or you could already have an idea in the works, requiring slight tinkering to get right. But, no matter what stage you’re at mentally, Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Why Financial Literacy?

Why do we learn financial literacy skills? What is the point of doing so? Financial capabilities are an area in which humankind is lacking, as constant change in the economic and working landscape challenge us in ways unprecedented.   As a result, these are times where to be on top Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Meet a Kiddsbay Kid – CassieSwirls!

We’re inspired day in and day out at Kiddsbay by kids making the most of their passions and turning their hobbies into full-blown pursuits. We’ve had the privilege seeing some of these kids pursue these passions, including none other that one of our most inspiring Kiddsbay kids, CassieSwirls! CassieSwirls is Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Skill Up!

What were your hobbies or pastimes as a kid? Painting, dancing or singing? Were any of them developing essential financial literacy skills. It’s unlikely! Despite the important skills developed by other hobbies, it’s similarly hard to deny the importance of refining fundamental financial understanding from an early age. This development Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Does your future job exist?

What will be the future jobs of tomorrow’s leaders? Lawyer? Astronaut or artist? These are all distinct possibilities. But, what are the chances that your kids will actually end up within this field? The chances are, in fact, few to none, with 65% of kids today ending up in careers that Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago