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The Real Question

Why do we at Kiddsbay feel so passionately about financial literacy? Firstly, financial literacy in Australian society and for kids and adults alike is (overall) extremely low. Which is a problem, given the huge practical use of understanding basic saving, spending and overall skill in managing money. Similarly, we know Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

How to: Change the World!

How many kids does it take to change the world? Fifty? One hundred? One thousand? Or just one? Change starts with the smallest of actions, and is usually fostered through a complete and thorough education. But, this education implies (unsuspectingly) more than the expected 12 or 13 years of schooling Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

What is a Kid Entrepreneur?

So, what is a kid entrepreneur anyway? A kid who takes a step forward into enhancing financial freedom and business understanding long before their peers. A kid who can come up with innovative, creative and inventive ideas that can become reality with all but a small push of ambition. A 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

On Being Your Own Boss

The idea of being an entrepreneur and owning your own company where you are your own boss is an exciting concept in theory.  …But, unfortunately, it’s possible to forget that it takes a whole lot of work and development of certain traits to ensure that concept is a successful one. 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

How to: Hobby

Hobbies, such as collecting things, painting or making aeroplanes, can help kids develop valuable life skills that they aren’t learning at school. Kiddsbay is the perfect outlet for kids to showcase their hobbies, which can potentially be turned into business ideas! Benefits of having a hobby are: Creativity – Due Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago