Kid's Money

A different kind of egg for easter

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 09:06

On average, Australians eat around 5kg of chocolate every year*. That’s 30 blocks of Dairy Milk, or 30 Elegant Rabbits if that’s your preference. And if that’s not enough chocolate for you, estimates state that at Easter we increase our weekly consumption by over 50%. Hello, sugar high!

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When is the right time to teach your kids about money?

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 09:02

Do your kids think money comes from the ATM? Relax, you’re not alone. In a world where money is becoming more and more invisible it can be hard for kids to grasp the basic concepts of where money comes from, what you use it for and all the different ways you can ‘spend’, often without any actual cash changing hands. It can also be hard for them to realise that, for most of us, there is a limited amount of money available.  So when is the right time to teach your kids about money, and what do they need to know?

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5 reasons to open a savings account for your kids

Monday, 22 February 2016 15:03

You may already be putting money aside each week to help pay for your kids’ education, first car or wedding, perhaps all three. So why do they need their own savings account? Here are 5 things to consider.

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IMB gives kids the chance to achieve their goals and ‘be a scientist’ at the Victor Chang Institute

Friday, 09 October 2015 11:26

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute opened its doors to budding young scientists as part of a partnership with IMB to promote its “When I Grow Up” initiative.

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Is pocket money short changing our kids?

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 10:24

Traditionally allowances or ‘pocket money’ have been a way of teaching children about money, but is this the best way?

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Media magic – children become stars for a day

Friday, 25 September 2015 11:39

Thirty children channelled their inner media personality and learned about the magic of TV and radio under the tutelage of i98FM breakfast announcer Marty Haynes and WIN TV sports presenter Amy Duggan on Wednesday this week.

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Champion swimmer Emma McKeon strikes gold with kids

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 09:42

Six time Commonwealth Games medallist Emma McKeon took to the pool in Wollongong on Monday, sharing her techniques and skills while talking about the importance of setting goals with 30 young IMB Zoo Account holders.

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