Teaching Cryptocurrency to the Next Generation: My Son Just Bought $8.33 More SmartCash

in cryptocurrency •  last year

Three years ago, my son and I worked together to build computer games using Scratch which you can see at gamesbydevon.wordpress.com. Back then, we asked for bitcoin donations and Reddit users donated! It was awesome. He made enough money to buy himself a pocket knife, but the key thing for me was he learned as a five-year-old that cryptocurrency is real money.

I was thinking about this again tonight and ended up watching the intro video we did way back then. He was only 5! So cute.

Eventually he lost interest in building Scratch games so the project hasn't been touched since.

As I was talking to him about various cryptocurrencies I'm trading now, he got really interested in SmartCash and SmartRewards.

I realized that old bitcoin address of his still had some bitcoin in it (and bitcoin cash):

Previously, he was bummed because he didn't think he could earn enough money to buy 1,000 SmartCash to be eligible for the SmartRewards on December 25th. I'm so glad I remembered he still owned some bitcoin and hurray for the rise in bitcoin price this year. :)

Today we were talking about cryptocurrencies at the dinner table (a common occurrence in our home), and he said he wanted to buy some more SmartCash before the 25th so he'd be eligible for even more SmartRewards for his "Christmas Money." I took the picture above tonight as he handed over his saved funds of $8.33. @corinnestokes and I don't do allowance, but we do pay for household chores such as taking out the garbage.

I'm so very proud of him for wanting to be part of the future digital currency economy at such an early age and his desire to save instead of spend (though he has bought quite a few nerf blasters with his own money lately).

I walked him through the whole process tonight of transferring some of my Steem to HitBTC, selling for BTC, and then buying SmartCash. We then transferred it to his wallet where he now has around $68 worth:

If you're feeling generous and want to send him a few more $SMARTs, his savings address is Skc2EazdASMz2d8cE5hujjoh32CNau9KMF :)

I'm a proud pappa. If my 8-year-old son can understand this stuff with some help from his dad, anyone can.

If you want to know more about SmartCash, check out my previous posts on it:

The price is back down to $0.05627 (0.00000692 BTC) right now after the big spike to over $0.16. If you end up buying a 1,000 or more and put it in your wallet before the 25th, you'll be eligible for some Christmas SmartRewards as well. I don't know where the SmartCash project will go, but it seems to have a motivated team and some cool ideas.

What are your thoughts about teaching cryptocurrency to children?

Do you think STEEM and SmartCash are good examples to get them started?


Luke Stokes is a father, husband, business owner, programmer, STEEM witness, and voluntaryist who wants to help create a world we all want to live in. Visit UnderstandingBlockchainFreedom.com

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Hah! The SmartCash community is awesome. I woke up this morning and saw this:

His balance almost doubled due to donations from people like @decentralizd and @msg768 who liked this story. I showed him first thing, and he was so stoked! Thank you all. :)

(going to upvote this comment for visibility)

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And someone added another 1,000 last night! Devon is so stoked. He's talking about saving up to buy his own computer now. :)

Lucky boy. My parents barely had the fiat skills to pass along, much less this. I wish I had recorded my breakdown of crypto talking to my mother the other day when I filled her in on my Steemit life...

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It can be a lot like speaking another language to those who just don't get it yet.

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Sometimes my notes to myself on crypto for the day look like another language the next day! Glad I got on this train rather than pulling out my old state quarter map haha ;)

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@lukestokes your son must be proud of you. Im sure in near future he appreciates more and more :)

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Σ$$$ Tipped @spectrums Σ50 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $2.80 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @spectrums Σ20 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $1.12 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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and now I’ve got something else to learn! after seeing all of the flag wars and stuff, I’m more than a minnow on here before accepting anything lol; I’ve become a straight up apologetic plankton/bottom feeder.... 🦐 I believe, for now, I will say thank you, bot/human/cyborg(?)

Is that the web wallet you have shown? My wallet on my Mac doesn’t look like that. I like how it shows the US dollar amount which mine doesn’t show.

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Thanks.

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Oh heck yeah, man! Thanks. Now I'll have plenty of ammunition to tip around. :)

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Σ$$$ Tipped @lukestokes Σ300 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $16.80 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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@lukestokes has Σ408.98 SMART (unconfirmed: Σ0 SMART).

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HAhah! Now you're just showing off. :) :)

Thanks.

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Lol no way! I just don't login to Steem enough lately and want you to have some Smart to pass around to interested parties. Besides i think i just killed the bot LOL

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Noooo, not the bot.

Please don't be dead @smartbot
We still need you.

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@lukestokes has Σ108.98 SMART (unconfirmed: Σ0 SMART).

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@lukestokes has Σ1078.98 SMART (unconfirmed: Σ0 SMART).

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Your deposit address is SMWGMve61ft1JYi6H8VuGRuvZjYoiVm9S1.

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Wow, that's cool!!! Thanks for the hint :-)

Wow, thanks for the post @lukestokes, it warmed my heart! Glad you teached your son about SmartCash, hopefully he will be in the generation where using it is common. This will be my first resteem and i'm sure we can polish his 'Christmas Money' up a bit!

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Wow, your first resteem!? I'm honored. :)

Yeah, I left a comment already, but the SmartRewards community already dropped some donations his way! He's so excited about it. Pretty cool thing to wake up to. He's going to be telling his friends about it, for sure.

Last Christmas, one of the gifts I gave my son was a Bitcoin paper wallet for 0.01 BTC, advising him to not touch it for at least several years. It's gone up in value not quite 1000% since then.

I can teach him about crypto, but his entrepreneurial spirit is something he's learned all on his own. He'll go far in life.

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Very cool!

Love the concept of teaching kids about money that's based on a "proof of work" instead of the FRN route. Personally...I'm a late comer to this game and have a LOT of catching up to do. It sickens me to know that I could have invested one or two thousand dollars in bitcoin back in 2008 and ended up not doing it because I didn't understand it.

Peace man...glad to see there are good dads out there like you. Upvoted!

Also, you say your trading cryptos now? By what means? Through what platform? Do you day trade or are these long term holds. I just recently opened up a coinbase and Poloniex account, but I have literally NO IDEA what I'm doing.

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Thanks!

Yeah, I've been trading off and on since 2013. Coinbase is a good fiat on-ramp, but ultimately you want to keep your cryptocurrency stored in paper wallets or hardware wallets like a Ledger Nano S or Trezor. As for trading, I had some issues with Poloniex a while back, so I'm avoiding them for now. Bittrex is pretty good and if you have Coinbase you can also use GDax (owned by the same company). For SmartCash I've used HitBTC and Cryptopia. I have a lot of exchange accounts. I'd also highly recommend getting into the BitShares world as it's a decentralized exchange meaning you own your own cryptocurrency because you control the private key (no centralized third party you have to trust). Here's my referral link if you want to create an account there: https://wallet.bitshares.org/?r=luke-stokes (scroll down on my latest post on BitShares to see links to all my old BitShares posts with tons of information, including how you can short the USD using bitUSD. Definitely check that stuff out.)

Cryptocurrency trading is a wild and crazy ride. You can learn a lot, but only play with what you're willing to lose. As for learning, I suggest searching for some popular YouTube videos to get started.

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Thanks @lukestokes I appreciate the reply back.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @highimpactflix Σ50 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $2.80 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @highimpactflix Σ50 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $2.80 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

Good stuff Luke. Just sent some love over to your son :)

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Thanks so much! He was so excited to hear about the gifts he received this morning.

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My pleasure!

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Would you mind taking a look at the comments on this post? @decentralizd tried to tip me a large amount but it didn't go through the first time and the second time went to a non-existent steem account due to a typo. Third time didn't go through (I don't think).

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Yeah sure. I'll have a look now. Sorry for the late reply. Busy day!

Your son is a lucky one. Wished I was his age when I got into crypto (Oh yeah, at that age there was no crypto). I can imagine how fast he'd grab the concept and in ten years time he'd be a wealthy cryptocurrency guru. Doing a lot of great things, but not too late for me, we are still early adopters, greater things still ahead. It is an adventure worth taking. No regrets. Thanks for sharing, now I'd show it to my cousin who thinks he's too young to learn about cryptocurrency :)

Awesome post Luke. I've been teaching friends at work and my wife about Crypto, and it is like a foreign language sometimes. Explaining it to one co-worker I ended up making him consider why our fiat paper money having value is so different than BTC or other cryptos. He still had a hard time accepting it, haha.

Thankfully my wife has a better grasp, so we've recently been talking about how we want to integrate crypto into our kids savings. My son has been working and saving every fiat dollar he earns to buy a kayak, but your post got me thinking to maybe start teaching him about crypto too. He's 7, my daughter is 4 (so not quite earning the same principles yet).

I'm looking forward to getting my first smart rewards in a couple days; I bought Smartcash when you first starting talking about it. Now seems like a good time to buy more, and it could be an encouraging one for kids because of the Smart rewards.

I remember when I was younger buying a CD would give a good return on savings after one year. We looked into CDs for our kids and I couldn't believe how bad the interest rates were. Pointless. I figure when they're adults, crypto savings accounts I start now could be worth a lot more and a bigger part of how money functions in our world (hopefully).


As a totally off topic aside: thanks for coming by The Writer's Block. Sorry I missed you, but chatting with the other members I can tell you made an impact and helped with their understanding and current concerns. Funny thing too, how I just talked you up in my #steemitistome post on being a catalyst for community at Steemit. It speaks volumes that you demonstrated that in a personal way for them.

As I've been saying, @Lukestokesmhth for top witness people! ;)

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I'm getting my first smart rewards as well. Pretty stoked about that. It happens in just over two days: https://smartcash.bitcoiner.me/ Looks like we'll be just over 13% in rewards: http://smartrewards.ccodam.dk/

I wonder if the price will dump after that as people sell off new winnings (which would invalidate them for future rewards though).

I'm so glad I was able to do that as well. I loved your post and really appreciate your support on @lukestokes.mhth :)

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@smartbot tip @aksounder 50

Some smart to get you started! :)

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Σ$$$ Tipped @aksounder Σ50 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $2.80 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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@smartbot withdraw SZeBvtLeTpp9P9AzSXGjA3uJezvugisqYQ

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@aksounder: Σ49.99 SMART has been withdrawn from your account to SZeBvtLeTpp9P9AzSXGjA3uJezvugisqYQ. You have been charged Σ0.01 SMART withdrawal fee. Transaction bafde44dfdb4e03f9efd427e39c0dc19387e2a309d3675ad2d9a19cce853a8bb is now completed. To monitor the transaction status click HERE.

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@smartbot tip @lukestokes 1000

Since it never went through...

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Σ$$$ Tipped @lukestones Σ1000 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.055 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $55.00 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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@msg768 I goofed lol @lukestones isnt real :D

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I fixed it. I really need to apply a permanent fix for typos but I can only stop this if you tip someone who doesn't exist. I can't stop you from tipping someone else so make sure you ALWAYS copy and paste the username! It's easy to mistype a username...

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Stones!

Heh. Maybe you did break the bot. I hope those funds aren't lost.

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If it was fully decentralized and immutable, it'd be lost! :P

This story would be like the one where their dad started teaching their son about computers before they appeared in schools.

Think of the advantage he'll have over the other kids...

...and the new friends that will want to socialize with him because he knows something none of the other kids do...

Being bright about cryptocurrency is something to be proud of...

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That's a great analogy. Yeah, I really like that. :)

He's already telling his friends about SmartCash and cryptocurrency stuff. Some of the dads in his scouting group have been asking me about cryptocurrency during our campouts as well. Fun stuff. :)

What a awesome story, i'll hope to teach my kids this the same way (when i have them in a few years)!
Steem and SmartCash are a match made in haven! Best / easiest crypto's out there!

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I agree! Super easy to use, super fast, low and now fees. It's good stuff.

Awesome initiative, have to start them young. Seems like a wonderful opportunity for bonding time as well.

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@smartbot tip @lpreap 20

Yeah, we had fun. He stayed up way too late tonight, but we wanted to complete the whole process, start to finish. Good thing STEEM and SMART both have super fast confirmation times. :)

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Σ$$$ Tipped @lpreap Σ20 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.055 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $1.10 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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You can use the following commands:

  • balance - displays your current wallet balance
  • address- displays your deposit address
  • withdraw <address> - withdraws your whole wallet balance to specified address
  • tip <nick> <amount> - sends the specified amount of smartcash to nickname
  • terms - displays terms and conditions for using @smartbot

Thanks for telling us all about SmartCash and how your son has embraced crypto. My 13 year old thinks I'm crazy.

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They'll catch on eventually. I think it's somewhat inevitable.

My boys look at my silver coins with green eyes.
Stupid risks I take they'll probably get them sooner rather than later anyway.
In the meantime, make yourselves useful, wait for Christmas, and watch the spot price.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @mattclarke Σ50 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $2.80 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

Yeah it's really great to see your child and you and really you are good father and your son in his early stage knows anything about market and we perform better in future.
Sir I had also suggested one of my friend name @googlee about the conversation made with you and then after he put his $1,500 to steem.

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Steem On!

I hope that investment does very well for them.

Very fun!
Ok... You got me interested. I am going to have to read through your other posts about SmartCash and get up to speed.

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Thanks Dayne! Yeah, check it out. It has some pretty cool things going for it and an active hive community concept so that anyone can get paid to do things which benefit the network.

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Already did! 👍

I have my wallet ready for SmartRewards! :)
Can't seem to join the slack group though. Looks like they are at capacity there.

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@smartbot tip @daynewright 40

Well that's a bummer. Huh. I just tried to invite you directly as well and got this:

I posted about it there. I'll let you know what they say.

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Ah... Looks like they have a lot of invitations floating out there that have not been redeemed.

Bummer.

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They just announced they are moving to Discord: https://discord.gg/BDUh8jr

Seems someone was spamming their invitation link and Slack can't do anything to fix it, so they are moving on.

Wow, that's fantastic!
I think I have to research SmartCash now...
I actually think that children are way more open (and unconditioned) to understand this new kind of money much quicker than we do/did. I wonder how many 8 year old's will be trading on exchanges soon 😄

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Yeah, it's a paradigm shift many are not easily able to make. Just this morning, he was explaining it to Aria (his 6yo sister) that SmartCash really is "real money." She was like, "I want SmartCash too!" :)

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LOL they seem to be smart.
People on the other end of the spectrum begin to get it, too, though. I recently got an email from a woman, saying, "Anja, I am 70 years old but I am fascinated by this new kind of money you are talking about!"

The shift is happening everywhere :)

Crypto is the future, therefore it's our job as a parent to introduce to the kids at there young age. @lukestokes you are the best example of a responsible father.

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Thank you so much for saying so.

Haha awesome! And don't think I've ever heard a child saying Bitcoin before so its rather strange. Maybe one day nobody will say Bitcoin or whatever coin anymore.. hmm. Just back to saying.. money?

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Hahah! I think that's certainly a possibility. Money will be thought of as language, something we use to express ourselves.

@lukestokes very happy to start the day by reading this nice post! We must give the new generations the right keys to open the doors of a new world. Humanity is capable of it, it is a long way and it will not happen tomorrow, but together we can accomplish beautiful things as long as they are motivated by noble intentions. I truely believe @smartcash is one of them and that is why I am so happy to give some of my time to this great project.

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Excellent! I'm so glad this post encouraged you. :) Yeah, I've been impressed with the people in the SmartCash Slack. I hope this project does very well.

Adorable! It truely makes me happy to see how you are with your kids. If more parents were involved like you were I think the world or at least our country would be a much better place. Class Act A++++.

I also love how you share you interest with your kids. It funny as I fell into traveling at a the age of 20. Now 15 years later my parents are finally coming to understand it and accept it. Neither of them have barely even left the country for other than a two week guided vacation. So they were like what is up with this kid for years.

But I now thoroughly have their support and they are proud of what I'm doing here on steemit. If you ever notice my replies @kaydeross is my father. At 31 one rep and 12 steem power. He just follows me and gives me encouraging comments on my posts. It's great to have supportive parents. You're doing so well. I hope to have a family like yours some day....but a travel family!

Thanks always for all the support you have given me. Take care- Dan

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@smartbot tip @world-travel-pro 20

That's so cool to hear your parents finally "get it" and your dad is on steemit! :) I thought you might enjoy this tweet. I'm looking forward to traveling more. We definitely want to travel as a family.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @world-travel-pro Σ20 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $1.12 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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lukestokes Luke Stokes tweeted @ 21 Nov 2017 - 16:11 UTC

I want to use this more. #travel https://t.co/QoltOmKml0

Disclaimer: I am just a bot trying to be helpful.
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Thanks Luke. I I'm sure your kids would be so excited wherever you take them. As parents you'll get the joy of living the experience through them as well. I've met families who travel together. They are always full of life, happy, and the kids are often very intelligent, well rounded, and well behaved.

So, do I just wright @smartbot help to claim. Thanks for that.

Great tweet. I'm yet to travel with one of those adapters, the "world travel pro" has actually never been to Europe! But I plan on spending next summer there, so I aught to get one. My travels have been mostly all over Asia and Latin America.

It's funny as I am familiar with that adaptr item and have seen it before......yet that is my very first time looking at a twitter page! Can you believe it! lol The only communication tech I've ever used on the PC until now was email! Maybe that is why all my comments are like long email type letters! lol. Hope you don't mind. I basically skipped 10+ years of Facebook and Instant Messenger and came right to steemit!

Twitter to me looks very much like steemit. If I wasn't feeling overwhelmed with the 900 photos and 100+ post I have listed to write. I may branch out! Before this "email" lol, gets any longer, Happy Thanks Giving to you and your whole family! -Dan "World Travel Pro!"

Great read and well done to your teaching skills

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Thank you!

Very nice. You remembered me my past. When i m was child i also have just few PKR and i was very happy When i got 100 PKR.

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Yeah, hitting that 1,000 Smart mark is nice as that's when the Smart Rewards kick in.

Never had much luck with the paying for chores concept. They never had any money and I was frustrated because chores never got done. I changed to a system where they always get their pocket money no matter what ($0.5 per year of age per week) and chores are an expectation of a functional family. Failure to do chores meant loss of privilege etc. This way chores tended to get done and they always had money of their own even from a very young age. My youngest is now 18 and I switched his pocket money about 6 months ago to Ether and Bitcoin. He never asks me for money. He always has some.

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My kids beg to do the chores because they really want the money. They sometimes argue with each other for who gets to do what. Maybe you weren't paying enough. :) You have to match supply and demand curves.

such a good son you have..Huh??

That is great but i think here on steemit big power holder have little heart they don t share something with others for there good even a vote they did give others true they are earning from those votes comments thank you.

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@smartbot tip @alidervash 50

I think you've met the wrong "power holders". Social media is what you make of it. If you follow and interact with awesome people, you'll have an awesome time.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @alidervash Σ50 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.055 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $2.75 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

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Thank you very much sir your reply kindness social is an sea and there big fishes hint small fishes i think. Awesome peopel is finding is als an hard task in the my dowline followers are are followed my more 4000 people which one is Awesome no one knows thank you. for kindness

That's so cool!
The earlier they adopt, the merrier.

I'm a proud pappa. If my 8-year-old son can understand this stuff with some help from his dad, anyone can.

I guess you're a great father and teacher, and your son is as smart as you are :-)

Looking forward to more stories from "The Crypto Stokes"!
Resteemed

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Thanks for sharing!

I like "The Crypto Stokes" idea. Heheh... maybe we should do more videos together.

I can't wait to be able to teach my child.

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You're going to love it. And it will be the hardest thing you've ever done.

I'm sure your kid will be a genius at relationships, social media, and cryptocurrency.

One of the biggest problems with crypto-currencies is that they aren't tangible. You can't see them laying there. You can't go through your couch cushions to see if any fell out of your wallet.

If you don't remember you had them, and as you get more coins and more wallets, then they just fall into the memory hole.

I know this will be solved in the near future. (near meaning decades)
And, I am glad your son is already into cryptos. It will make his life much easier as all of us shift over.

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@smartbot tip @builderofcastles 20

With cryptocurrency, we all have to be our own bank with our own spreadsheets to keep track of things.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @builderofcastles Σ20 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.055 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $1.10 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

I guess if an 8 year old boy can learn, so can I! lol

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That's the spirit!

very nice. the younger the better. in 10 years there are no banks anymore.

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Or at least they won't be the only option available to us. I love systems like BitShares that let us trade and hold all within the same wallet system.

That's awesome.. he will probably be the next Bill Gates :D

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As long as he comes up with a way to provide value to his fellow human beings, he'll do well.

This is really cool! I need to set some coin aside for my son. He definitely has an interest.

If only I could get my desktop wallet to sync properly. Downloaded the latest version but it is stuck at 19 weeks. Blergh!

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Ping in #support in slack and they can get it cleaned up in no time, also may want to consider using wallet.smartcash.cc for a replacement if you hate keeping synced up daily.

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Σ$$$ Tipped @mikepm74 Σ50 SMART! Comment @smartbot help to claim. Currently the price of SmartCash in the market is $0.056 USD per SMART. Current value of the tip is $2.80 USD. To find out more about SmartCash, please visit https://smartcash.cc.

Hi Luke, I've been enjoying the posts. Keep it up! I am moving to Nashville Jan 2018 -- are you aware of any good crypto-interest meetups going on?

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Oh cool! There are a number of various meetups (check meetup.com), though I haven't been very active with them lately. I used to run a bitcoin meetup back in 2013/2014 but it ended up morphing into a non-profit that ended up being a big waste of time. I've been getting a lot of value out of online meetups and discussions like this. Let me know when you show up, maybe we can get some steemians together for a meal.

Brilliant boy ! Best of luck !!

I had a very good read. As someone who doesn't know much about cryptocurrency, I learnt quite a lot from this thread.

A father must be like you, a true teacher, guardian, you will be the role model of your son.

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Thank you. I'm doing the best I can. It's certainly not easy.

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Yes I can understand but still the best part is you're making an attempt and you will be succeeded

SO AWESOME! I wish our kiddo would understand the value... Instead she rolls her eyes at the work bitcoin. lol

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Give her time. She'll get there once she sees the value and watches all her friends get into it.

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Yes... if parents do it, it can't possibly be cool! lol

You are great papa @lukestokes, you should proud of yourself. Nice job 👍

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Thank you. I am. :)

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Ur welcome

Congratulations @lukestokes!
Your post was mentioned in the hit parade in the following category:

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Dude great article resteemed, and reposted in facebook!

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Thanks for spreading the word!

Great story and thank you very much for this tip on $SMART - will look into this. Devon is lucky to have a father like you!

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@smartbot tip @lumberg 20

Yeah, I've been using the web wallet. Seems to work well enough and they are updating it and fixing bugs all the time.

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Amazing article and a lot of good stuff to learn from it. That kid is SMART, just like his Dad ;)

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Hahah. Thanks, and thanks for the Twitter love and Smart tips in Slack. Much appreciated!

wow. yhur son is picking something good from yhu. that is lovely. my dad knows nothing about crypto. it is not his fault though

Upvoted and resteemed. Im happy that you giving a good example. Smartcash and steem are great coin. Smartcash and steem for future generation. Thank you @lukestokes i appreciate your contribution to smartcash and steem :)

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How you doing Luke, this is @Oucan from Mexico, I'm a young father and i will take your initiative for my daugther ;)

Bought some smartcash today - based on these articles and other ones I have read! Seems like a great option for buy and hold while collecting the monthly payouts Like OKCash tbh....

I signed up for cryptopia using your referral link - hope you get something out of that

As teachers and adults we must teach our children about finance so that they become financially literate. I am sure some parents would frown (and maybe more) if we taught about Crypto. However, as educators we would be failing our children if we didn't educate them about their future world - crypto currency is part of that world. I think what you are doing is fantastic - involving your son in the decisions and talking to him about different options. Keep it up!

Who is lucky between YOU & your SON !!!

I have been on the SmartCash discord for awhile now but only use openledger and binance so havent invested any yet.
I think I tried to set up hitBTC once but it required scanning in ID.

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You can trade SMART on CryptoBridge which is a frontend to the Bitshares DEX.
https://crypto-bridge.org/

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Thanks for the tip. I will check it out!

I loooove this idea @lukestokes !
I really think " personal finance " or " money stuff related "should be teach in families and at school. Unfortunately, especially in Europe, nobody talks about money (this is why I started years ago blog/youtube about money education). People are ashamed to talk about money...
So, teaching money to kids : that's the best idea I have read today !
Your boy is already aware about money, and it's value (what he can buy, how it can grow). Having theses knowledges are making him powerful.
You are planting a seed through him, I am sure he will empower people / kids / friends around him soooon !!!

That's awesome.

I made some Dash off of Reddit comments a few years about that's now worth like $50 bucks. I think it might have been worth $1 or $2 back then. Crypto Hodling is awesome.

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Very nice! I love stories like that.