Funny Things Kids Say About Money

Kids Say Funny Things…

You need to get allowance still think about working for money to get you more money and it builds more muscles - Andrew age 10

If you go to the mall and you want to buy something right away, you should go and find something else before you decide to buy the first thing you see! – Jenny, age 7

I say that everything you want and can afford, I think you should buy it. – Jason, age 10

What are the personal qualities necessary to be a good marriage partner? ”One of you should know how to write a check. Because, even if you have tons of love, there's still going to be a lot of bills.” Ava, age 8

Art Linkletter asked a girl of six, “Melissa, what would make you a perfect husband for you?” And Melissa replied. “A man who could give me a lot of money and loves horses and lets me have twenty-four kids.” “And what do you want to be when you grow up?” “A nun.”

How can you tell if two adults eating dinner at a restaurant are in love? “Just see if the man picks up the check. That's how you can tell if he's in love.” – John, age 9

Dear God, If you give me a genie lamp like Aladdin, I'll give you anything except my money or my chess set. - Raphael, age 8

Money is just paper and metal and if you think of it that way, then is it something to get greedy over? I should know because it happened to me when I was a kid. Devin, age 12

An English teacher asked her third grade students, “What is the future tense of ‘I give’?” A boy quickly responded, “I take.”

Instead of going to be candy store or buying junk, you can save money and spend it on something you really want like toys and other stuff - Jon, age 9

I've been saving money, but I can't spend any because my parents are using my piggy bank for doorstop. – Ashton, age 6

Beauty is skin deep. But how rich you are can last a long time. – Christine, age 9

Art Linkletter once asked a four-year-old boy, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” “I don't want to be anything.” the boy replied. “Don't you want to get married?” “If I have to.” “How will you get money?” “My wife can work.” “But suppose she won't?” “I will send for my mother.”

What are some surefire ways to make a person fall in love with you? “Tell him that you own a whole bunch of candy stores” – Del, age 6

*Taken from the book Your Kids Can Master Their Money

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