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Mom creates 'jobs' and credit line for her kids after they ask for allowance money.

Mom creates 'jobs' and credit line for her kids after they ask for allowance money.

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Spending money is easy, but making it is much harder. A lot of kids don't fully grasp the concept of money until they're forced to get their own jobs, do their own budgeting, and witness firsthand how hours worked translate into cash in pocket.

Weekly allowances can give kids a taste of what it feels like to regularly receive a paycheck, but the true meaning of budgeting doesn't hit home unless they're working for that check.

In order to give her kids a grasp of the true value of money, mother of three Shakeitha Marion McGregor responded to their allowance requests with a full-on DIY job fair.

When she shared her household "job postings" on Facebook, the post quickly went viral.

So, my children continue to ask for a new cell phone, an allowance, and to go places. Yesterday I told them that I've...

Posted by Shaketha Marion McGregor on Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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