Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The SunLife Money Bank

Saw this on a friend's timeline
Then me, feeling crafty, asked some samples on it
2 days after, I received this folder (Thanks Jen :D)
And last weekend, I let my daughter assemble it

It's a Sun Life Money Bank

A cute representation on letting kids understand the concept of handling money in three different ways. And though my 8-yr old and 3-yr old doesn't fully understand financial-related matters yet, this may be a good jumpstart for them developing good money habits.
By understanding what is Spending, Saving, Sharing.

Spend

 - money box for the day-to-day living expenses such as utility bills, transportation and food. The money you need to be able to get from month to month.

Save

 - money box for either an event like buying a house or car or debt repayment or even your retirement fund or children's education fund.

Share

 - money box for donations to church or charity, entertainment expenses, and vacations with loved ones.
 

Source: SunLife's Money Bank
This also serves as a reminder for me to realize how simple God's request is:
- love God and be thankful for the blessings he showers on us;
- love yourself and your family and give them the best without being too complex;
- love and share what you have with your neighbor and the community no matter how small it is.
Then surely it would be a wonderful world. 

Its time to get financially educated.
Consult your financial adviser today :D


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8 comments:

  1. This is a great idea of teaching kids the value of money. Thanks for sharing.-Macy Santos

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  2. Cute and educational! May I know how can I possibly get these samples too? I don't think they have those here in Cebu.

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    1. Hi Rose, good to know that theres another Cebu-based mommy in MBP. Yey!
      Btw, I got the samples from a friend that is connected with SunLife. I'm not sure though if these are free.

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  3. It's nice that you can build your own bank. Makes kids feel more attached to it, I think

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  4. Very creative and idea nila! Nice. It doesn't just teach the kids to be resourceful but also teaches them the value of saving money.

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  5. this is so helpful, my daughter's currently studying this in school :)

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  6. Nice! My Mom is connected with SunLife and I should get one of these for my son!

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