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I had the book Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not) by Beth Kobliner show up on my doorstep the other day. I sat down in my living room and began to read through it. As an author of a financial book myself, I was excited to read another money guide for parents
This month I am celebrating my birthday and I’ve been receiving a lot of freebies, discounts, and coupons. Last night I was able to enjoy a meal at a good discount because of my birthday. In the food department, I’ve received over $75 worth of free food vouchers/coupons/offers. Granted most of these I have to buy another
Babies are the sweetest things, but they are expensive! The average baby costs over $15,000.00 in their first year. Diapers, clothing, formula (if you formula feed), gear, food, supplies, etc., all add up. When I was at about 6 months pregnant with my first, I had to go from full-time to part-time work due to health issues.
I’ve been earning gift cards to Amazon, iTunes, Paypal, etc. for over two years now doing regular things that I normally do online. I’ve been able to make hundreds and pay for a good portion of my monthly internet bill itself by joining and using SwagBucks. How does SwagBucks work? You earn SwagBuck points (SB) that you can
There are a ton of ways to save money on a wedding/engagement ring. Here are 17… 1- The way you’ll save the absolute most and score the best deal is kind of tricky because you both have to know you are getting married and both have to be on board with it is to buy
This last holiday season was amazing! I had wonderful times, received and gave great gifts, made lasting memories, and had a blast spending time with family and friends. That said, I’m ready to be more productive and start thinking about goals, hopes, and dreams for 2015. When I set goals for the New Year I
Today’s stay-at-home mom is my lovely mother. She has lived through lots of ups and downs financially. As a young girl her mother was a single mom raising four children and she learned how to go without and to make do with what she had. When she married my dad they started out very humble as well
Hello readers of Anita’s blog. We are Paul & Camille Walker from www.kidsfamilyfinance.com and honored to guest post today. Over at KidsFamilyFinance we are a niche blog that is all about teaching kids about money. One question we have asked ourselves (and heard many others ask as well) is why do kids learn so much
Planning a Disney vacation can be overwhelming…..and expensive. This last summer my family went to San Diego. Before we left my brother and I were trying to find great deals on Disney tickets and find ways to save money. It was uncharted territory for me and truthfully I had a hard time finding the best
Having a food storage for emergencies, job loss, economic disasters, etc. is very important. It brings a peace of mind to any parent knowing that they will be able to provide food for themselves and family during tough times. I have grown up being taught that you should have a 3 month supply of food
Today’s Money-Making SAHM Katie makes an extra $250-$500 a month by taking paid surveys online. Katie said she can make even more if she wants to put more time into it. The possibilities really are very flexible with this way of making additional income. Below she shares how to get started, which companies can be trusted, and how
My great grandfather, great grandmother, my grandmother, my mom, and I span four generations. All of us have graduated from a university or similar schooling. We all really value education and working hard to attain a degree. My ancestors really had to work hard, make sacrifices, and be strong in order to attain an education.
Our daughter will be born end of November/early December and I have always wanted to do a Navajo/Native American style nursery for one of my children. With my son it wouldn’t have really worked out because of the carpet. I used the brown diamond Berber carpet as inspiration and came up with this blue, brown,
Elementary through High School can get pretty pricey. There are all sorts of things to buy: clothes; shoes; athletic gear or other uniforms; fees for clubs, teams, groups; school supplies such as pens, binders, paper, etc.; school lunches and snacks; transportation to and from school; physicals; books; and extra curricular activity expenses. Although you may