Sam and Sammy
When it comes to kids and money, Sam and Sammy are the ‘real deal! Their experience in the trenches is unparalleled. They have led financial education programs with over a quarter of a million children in 8 countries and nearly 40 states. Their innovative thinking and strategies have not only earned them numerous awards, they have helped garner awards for several other individuals and enterprises who have emulated their work
This morning my six year old (daughter) and I listened to the songs together and she started singing along. She’s a great judge! She also demanded one screen print off the sample so she could color it.
(Paul’s Grandson) Johnny is obsessed with those CDs now. We’ve had to listen to them at every waking moment…
…And not only that, but he has a Budget Rap! So naturally I was impressed from the get go. So much so that I’m now going to copy and paste the lyrics to this budgeting greatness
Seconds after the music started … my two-year-old (daughter) and I were bopping away to the beat; since then, I’ve been known to play the thing when she isn’t even in the car.
Detweiler, who describes this as one of the great financial education programs for kids…says that after listening to Sammy, the rabbit with great habits, her daughter adopted a totally different attitude about money and became more of a saver, practically overnight.
Awards and Honors
2007 California Jumpstart Coalition Leaders in Personal Financial Literacy