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Give kids what they want for Christmas with the ZAAP app

Give kids what they want for Christmas with the ZAAP appIf children could buy their own Christmas gifts, what would they buy?Check out the latest toy predicted to top the gift list for the under-12s. Boppi, The Booty Shakin’ Llama is a fun robotic toy that dances to three catchy tunes […]

Dear parents, are you tired of being a human ATM?

Dear parents, are you tired of being a human ATM? How Often do you Note & Coin? – Your salary: transferred directly to a personal bank account – Your bills: automatically deducted or settled online- Shopping and other purchases: tap and go, simple as that – Your kid’s pocket money: in cash with notes and coinsOur entire system […]

Grandparent guide to gifts that last longer than Christmas Day

Grandparent guide to gifts that last longer than Christmas DayThe special relationship between grandparents and grandchildren starts looking exceptional when planning for Christmas. Those wish lists always include the latest fad enthusiastically talked about, hoping that if mum and dad say ‘no’, grandparents will tune into the request.Ask the grandchildren what […]

Making Pocket Money Easier

Making pocket money easierMy 9-year-old was carrying $48 in her wallet. Cash. She’s been saving well for some time, and the cash has accumulated. Her plan was to walk to the shops with her big sister to buy a treat.Me:     I’d prefer that you didn’t take all that money in your […]

Saving or just not spending - learning how to be frugal

Saving or just not spending – learning how to be frugalKids want what their friends have, and they want it now, or at least sometime soon. So how can parents teach children to look for a bargain, wait before buying and get the best deal rather than the first deal? Financial frugality […]