No matter how much pocket money a child gets, they should always be taught to put aside 10 per cent

When should parents start teaching their children about cash and all the good and bad things it brings? And would a better grounding in personal fi(...)

Lisa Dunne, from Swords, in Dublin, and her eight-day-old baby Sadie, with Fiona Pyne, public health nurse, receives the HSE book, ‘Caring for your Baby’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

We humans in the “First World” love to overcomplicate life with layer upon layer of choice – in how we live, what we buy, what we eat and what we w(...)

Small children typically respond better when something is more tangible, which can be more difficult in this digital era, but piggy banks can still be found

Balancing a chequebook may be a skill largely consigned to the past, but learning about money still remains a vital life skill for children to acquire(...)

1 Walk or cycle to school Build physical activity into children’s daily routine to meet the 60 minutes recommended by the National Guidelines on (...)