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Notifications and Quick Commands on a New Unified Number

Screenshot of a FamZoo quick command.

Until now, we’ve been sending you text messages (card activity alerts, checklist alerts, chore reminders, service notifications, etc.) through a hodgepodge of delivery mechanisms. The sending number often varied by carrier. Sometimes, you’d even receive messages from multiple numbers. And our quick commands (which allow you to text us to retrieve your balance and perform other handy operations) often used a different number altogether.

No longer. United we stand!

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Take Your Swear Jar To The Cloud

Swear Jar

The swear jar is a time honored family tradition for breaking bad habits.

Letting loose with a four letter word around the house used to mean coughing up some coins for the family jar.

But now, like everything else payment related, the penalty pot is going online.

Clever FamZoo families have figured out how to use an online checklist to replace the brick and mortar cursing container.

Hear a transgression, and, boom, the penalty payment is just one tap away in the FamZoo app. No more chasing down the offender to extract cash or coins.

Here’s how you can set one up:

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How to Offer the Kids Odd Jobs for Extra Bucks

Odd Job Reward Form

Few things stir up a room full of parents more than the great kiddie compensation debate: Should kids get paid for chores?

No, never!

Yes, of course!

Maybe — it depends on the task.