Story Starters: Dollars and Cents
This week's Story Starters: Dollars & Cents
How did you earn your first dollar?
What do you do for a paycheck now?
How do you earn your mad money?
If you find a dollar on the ground, what do you do with it?
What do your children do to earn money?
What do you do with the change in your purse or pocket?
How do you save for a big trip or major purchase?
What fun things does your family do to collect change?
What do you do with the money you have saved above?
If you have one dollar, how do you spend it?
If you have five, ten, or twenty dollars burning a hole in your pocket, how do you spend it?
What money collections does your family have?
What fun coupons or IOUs does your family give as gifts or rewards?
How does your family earn Mommy Money?
How do you teach your family the value of one dollar, twenty dollars, one hundred dollars?
What funny story do you have about trying to find money (in your couch; in your car; around the house)?
What do you do with the loose change you find around the house?
What money saving habits do you have (clipping coupons; military discount at movies; shopping garage sales)?
How has your way of using money changed over time (now shop only via PayPal; debit cards; selling on eBay)?
How do you spend money on others?
If you won the lottery, how would you spend the money?
What money gifts do you request (savings bonds; gift cards; cold hard cash)?
How do you keep track of your spending?
As a child, how did you earn your allowance?
What jobs did you have a child or teenager to earn extra money?
What are your money goals for the next year, five years, or ten years?
What is your one purchase every day (Starbucks; lunch with coworkers; Metro ticket)?