Thursday, 5 May 2011

What we want to pass on to our kids

No matter how irresponsible, silly or reckless we might have been as young adults, as parents 2 out of 3 of us want to pass on a sense of 'principled goodness' to our children.

We are more responsible than our own parents in green issues, money matters and good manners.

78% teach their children about how to manage money and to be wise and sensible in their spending and savings.
76% encourage their kids to be polite and well mannered
67% believe that green issues and recycling is important - as a family they do their best
56% have a conscious when it comes to food wastage - there are many in need and our parents want their children to be respectful of food wastage
39% saving the planet is important and that means minimising energy usage
33% set the standard where they can on putting savings/ investments to positive use
23% give time to good causes
19% extend this to giving money to good causes
18% want their job/career to be making a positive difference to society
15% aim to use environmentally friendly forms of transport where they can

Let's hope all this good sense develops a better society !

Launched in 2008, is a free shopping club that rewards families with money for their children whenever they shop at a wide range of retailers and service companies. KidStart members can join for FREE and get money back for their kids at over 250 high street locations (House of Fraser, JoJo Maman Bébé or Goldsmiths.) and great voucher code discounts and money off deals.

In addition, KidStart offers money back on online purchases at over 450 well known retailers, from Mothercare and Argos through to Boden and John Lewis, meaning parents can save money for their kids on virtually all of their shopping. KidStart have daily offers, competitions and voucher codes giving shopping discounts as well as KidStart savings when purchases are made.

There are no points, no membership cards, no hassle, no catches, and no hidden charges. Just cash, for kids, for free - it's simple.

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