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Finance lessons taught by Mummy #blog

My mum noticed that we would sit on the fence outside the house and buy anything the “street hawkers” were peddling so that when the day was up, or rarely, week was up we were broke. For some reason I started learning to save my money as I was not sure about our spending. I would then bail out or help others if they needed money.

What I like best was that my mum studied our spending patterns / habits and realised (market research) we were spending on sweets and worked out the type of sweets we bought by asking – survey.

That’s how we began to run a sweet shop in the store of mummy’s kitchen.

bMoneywize mums at Chambers LBBD

In partnership with the popular All Women’s Network in a meet up event at the Chambers of the Town Hall of Barking and Dagenham, mums took centre stage to play the bMoneywize Game. It turned out to be a time of changing mindsets and sharing, exchanging of ideas about money. There was so much praise

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BBC Money Box

BBC Moneybox presents

We are a financial literacy and numeracy education company. It’s been a most exciting month with interview recordings with The BBC Moneybox team; award winning blogger, author of ‘Spare Change’, Iona Bain, @Ionayoungmoney and Alex Lewis who took time out to visit a group of parents playing the bmoneywize Game. More information here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09jqbqw  For Charities

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