Still using 24 years later
My parents designed this system to teach me how to manage money starting at age 3. After my first year at West Point I told them this was one of the most helpful things they had taught me growing up. Today my beautiful wife Rachel and I still manage the same 4 areas of Giving, Savings, Reserve and Allowance and look forward to teaching these truths to our son, Austin.
Doug J. ( Captain US Army )

A gift that will last a lifetime – thank you!
We love the banks! Our 9-year-old son learned the value of a dollar in just 2 weeks after implementing FFFK and it has saved us several arguments. I have been trying to teach that to him for years. He now researches and reads reviews before buying things. Our 5-year-old daughter has memorized her scriptures and makes up dances as she sings the verses around the house. When our 2-year-old sees the banks out on Sunday night for Pay Day, she runs to the table yelling, “Money, money, money.” I think she likes the sound of the coins as she drops them into her banks. Thank you for making us a stronger family in our faith. You have given us a gift that will last a lifetime.
Jen M. ( Dallas, TX )

Finally something that really works
This system is a great tool to educate both parents and children alike in how to be good stewards of our finances. After years of frustrating attempts at establishing allowances, we are delighted to finally have the tools we need to make teaching our daughters (ages 4, 6, 8 ) how to manage money fun! I wish my parents had taught me this way.
Kate C. ( Dallas, TX )

So simple that even a 5-year-old can teach a younger sister
We let our 2-year-old daughter be part of the banks each week. She sits there and puts in YEN and random change while we are doing Pay Day with the older 2 (ages 5 and 7). Last week, our 5 year old daughter said, “SJ, you have so much YEN. I need to teach you how to do this right! Let’s get out all your money and let sis teach you.” It was precious. She sat there on the floor with SJ and made her say all the verses as they put all kinds of random money in the banks. It was so cute.
Erika G. ( Iwakuni, Japan )

Faith & Finances for Kids® offers HOPE for our nation
I’m so impressed with this vision God has given you both. It shows discipline, faith and courage. When you shared this with me during lunch, I couldn’t wait to share it with my family. Our nation needs this type of concept …… Your project gives HOPE. – Sherri M. ( Garland, TX )

These banks have taught our daughter delayed gratification
Our daughter (age 6) has been saving for an American doll and she just made her first “big” purchase a few weeks ago. Each Sunday she looked forward to getting her income so she would be closer to her goal. She reached her goal and when her doll came in the mail, she was sooooo excited. She said it was the happiest day of her life. She hardly lets the doll out of her sight. Now she is saving for an outfit. She says she really appreciates having her doll because she saved up so much and it took so long to get it. She also learned about shipping charges.
Deborah D. ( Layton, UT )

I love the pat answer – “Let’s check your Allowance”
The banks are great! They are such a good way to teach fiscal responsibility and a great answer for our son (age 5) to the incessant, “Can I have…?” My pat answer is now, “Let’s check your Allowance.” I have 2 friends who have expressed interest in acquiring these banks for their kids.
Rachel M. ( Toowong, Australia )

Teaches kids 2 questions to answer before buying anything
One of the many things I really like about the system is how it teaches kids to decide if they should buy something – especially when they already have 20+ of the same item. I also like the detailed instructions of how each bank is used on the Game Plan Card, teaching taxes and the use of the Emergency Fund.
Bill Ferrell, Administrative Pastor – The Heights Baptist Church ( Richardson, TX )

These banks made us look at our own adult finances
These banks have had a positive impact on how our family manages our own finances. This same Mom said to her husband, “You know, honey, our daughters will only marry someone who is using Faith & Finances for Kids®.”
Miranda Mc. ( Spring, TX )

It is easy to be consistent and to follow through
The most helpful thing about the banks is that it gives format and structure to teaching God’s truth about money to our children. The weekly pay days provide consistency. The well thought-out system makes it possible to follow through. We have just finished our first year with the banks. How fun it was for us to notice the date written down on the pledge that each girl signed and realize how much we have learned this past year. Even more fun was for our 6-year-old to count her savings, over $31, and realize that it grew $ .60 at a time. The truth to the verse, “Gather wealth little by little” really hit home with her. Love the banks!
Becky J ( Dallas, TX )

A natural bridge for teaching moments
The banks provide a natural bridge to share family finances and offer teaching moments for our girls (ages 8 & 10). Recently our younger daughter asked to borrow some money at the Dollar Store. It was the perfect moment to naturally explain how borrowing money can lead to debt which is not a good thing. She now refers to debt as the “D” word. In the same outing she asked, “Well how do Grampa and Gramma live? They don’t work to earn money.” I explained that they have been saving all their lives in the same way she is saving money in her green Savings bank. Great teaching moments. Love the banks!
Angela K ( Dallas, TX)

Color-coding and organization are excellent
The color-coding, Bible verses and the way it is put together in an organized finance kit is an excellent “life lessons” teaching tool to raise kids with. We're really excited to be teaching our son and daughter (ages 6 & 8) something so important, and something that we did not learn until later in life.
Greg & Tori H. ( Ozark, MO )

Our review is a resounding thumbs up!!!
Thanks so much for allowing my family to use Faith & Finances for Kids®. We did the whole set-up process. The girls (ages 6 & 8) LOVED it and so did I. They are excited to start the program. Our review is a resounding thumbs up! God bless you as you continue to share this great message with the world.
Melinda Y ( Plano, TX )

These banks taught my sons how fast money goes away
Things are going great with the banks. The boys (ages 5 & 6) already know their Bible verses by heart and keep me on track with giving them their income. They are really learning the role of each bank and why we put money there. They are also learning how quickly money goes away.
Amber M. ( Dallas, TX )

We love the Biblical principles of stewardship
The banks have helped us tremendously to teach our daughter ( age 7) about biblical principles of financial stewardship. She says the banks have taught her that managing money is a big responsibility.
Charlie & Susan E. ( Palos Heights, IL )

Our 3-year-old loves his banks
So far we have had 3 Pay Days. Great advice on hiding the banks …. the little guy has tried to follow me into our room to see where I keep the banks, between Pay Days, more than once!
Morgan B. ( Dallas, TX )

A banking victory of giant proportions
Yesterday I wish you could have seen our twins' banking victory of giant proportions. Our girls (age 5) have been saving for an outdoor wooden play set for two years and yesterday we were able to buy it. Between their weekly income, birthday money, selling old clothes and toys, lemonade stands, and some funds from us, they had enough money. They were so excited and so proud of themselves. Thank you for introducing the banking system to me. What a wonderful tool!
Eileen A. ( Allen, TX )

Our church loves learning the “ins and outs” together
Dottie did a wonderful job of teaching the Moms & Mentors at Northwest Bible Church the importance of raising our children to manage God’s money. Our group has mothers with a wide range of ages and this program can be started at any age. It has been fun as a group to hear stories of our children learning the ins and outs of spending and saving our finances.
Northwest Bible Church (Spring, TX)

We love how our sons are using their giving money
The banks have worked beautifully. In fact, two weeks ago, we took the Savings out and went to the bank to open an account for our youngest (my 8-year-old already had one). They were both very excited. I also love how they’ve used the “Giving” money. It’s been great!
Ashley P. ( McLean, VA )

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