Bella Your Budgeting Buddy Story and Activity Book


Children - Educational
34 Pages
Reviewed on 09/20/2021
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Author Biography

As a veteran in the financial service industry boasting
10 plus years of experience T.A.R believe that it is
important to increase financial literacy among
individuals of all ages. She believes that is never too
early to educate our young ones about financial
literacy because they are the future.

She is a Certified Financial Educator Instructor and hails from the
Caribbean Isles. She now resides in Georgia. As a child, she spent many Sunday afternoons visiting her grandmother. Those interactions are the basis for this story.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

Do you receive an allowance or money gifts on special occasions? Do you save the money, or spend it right away? Do you often feel you don’t have enough money for all the things you want? Well, perhaps, like Bella, you need to learn to appreciate and manage your money a little better. You can’t be asking family members for money all the time. When Bella asks her Grandma, she receives a valuable lesson on budgeting, as well as a lot of love and a little more allowance. Only this allowance, now that she’s learned a bit about budgeting, she’s going to manage a little better and she might even save some of it.

T.A.R.’s picture book/ activity book, Bella Your Budgeting Buddy: Story and Activity Book, is both interesting and entertaining. The author tells a story and provides lots of interactive activities for the young reader to learn along with Bella. When Grandma helps Bella prepare her own budget, the author provides a page for the reader to do the same thing. When Grandma suggests Bella make a list of extra chores she can do to make more money, the author provides a page for the reader to make their own list. At the end of the book are more activities as well as a budget sheet the reader can copy and use for their own budgeting. The bright, colorful illustrations help carry the story and the lesson along as the author imparts some of her knowledge of budgets in a manner that is easy for young readers to comprehend. This is an important lesson for everyone and it’s never too early to learn about money and how to budget your money.