Financial literacy products for children


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Zela Wela Kids Chosen as one of Discover's Favorite Financial Education Blogs!

Where did the name Zela Wela Kids come from?

The inspiration of children and their brilliance and passion! The word wela is the root of the word "wealth" and means an abundance of valuable resources and possessions. Since all young children have an infinite supply of "valuable resources" within them - such as determination, imagination, optimism, perseverance and the belief they can do anything - this seemed a natural choice. Nancy and a group of children came up with the word zela while playing a game to find something fun that rhymed with wela, luckily the last letter worked!


"Hi Nancy, Already your books have transformed how we talk about money in my own household. We've read through each book countless times, but the most incredible change I have witnessed centers around giving. My daughter is the only child we have, and the only grandchild on both sides, so it's probably not surprising that she has accumulated a lot of "stuff". Last Christmas read more

The Steps to Success Teen Guide Available Now for the Launch Price of $16.95! 

The Steps to Success Teen Guide


Our mission is to help increase the financial and life success skills of our youth globally.

We work with families, organizations, charitable foundations, schools and individuals committed to this outcome.

Our goal is to help 15 million youth learn financial and life success skills by 2017. Why? To help our children achieve their biggest goals and dreams, and share their unique gifts with the world. 

Nancy Phillips and Jack Canfield

Nancy Phillips, Founder DollarSmartKids Enterprises and Creator of the Zela Wela Kids 

with mentor Jack Canfield, Creator of The Success Principles


Zela Wela Kids Books Piloted in Elementary Schools by Memorial University

Zela Wela Kids Books

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The 15 Most Critical Financial Life Skills Your Children Need to Know

The 15 Most Critical Financial Life Skills Your Children Need to Know by Nancy Phillips