"Family Bucks" for After Christmas Sales

One of my kids favorite presents is "Family Bucks" to spend at the after-Christmas sales. (I make up phoney money on the computer and personalize them with our name). This keeps me from having to give them real money, and I can pay for their selections with mine instead of doing a separate transaction.

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An added benefit is that it puts a limit on how much they ask us to buy for them. Each item is carefully considered when it is coming from their own pocket!

By Yvonne from North Carolina

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January 5, 20060 found this helpful

What a great idea, could you tell me how you do the money on your computer, would love to do this for my grandkids.

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January 9, 20060 found this helpful

I downloaded a picture of real money and then put an 'M' over George Washington's picture.

http://usrarecurrency.com/WebPgFl/B05040302Y/Final1995$1SnB05040302Y.jpg

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