Category Archives: Money Wise

4 Tips for Managing Kids and Money

Kids and money, it is a hard equation for many parents. They question how old a child should be before they get their first credit card or how to keep the family cell phone bills under control. Kids and money will always be a delicate point for any family, but especially today. Here are some ideas to ...
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3 Budget Saving Ideas For The Fourth Of July

There’s nothing like spending the Fourth of July with family and friends, swimming, grilling outdoors, and watching the fireworks. Something about this day of celebrating makes people feel good, especially when your surrounding yourself with the ones you love. What about if you’re wanting to plan a fu ...
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Penny Pinching Tips For New Parents

  Being a new parent has a very expensive price tag. To be exact, each child costs roughly between $200,000 and $300,000. If you shop smart and make simple lifestyle cutbacks, there is a way to raise a baby or an entire brood without breaking the bank.   Penny Pinching-Buy In Stages: We like ...

What to Look For in a Family Car

    There are a lot of things that you might want to look for in a family car.  Most families spend hours on the road each week and choosing the right car is important to keep you comfortable and happy.  There are some things that you will want to look for depending on the type of vehicle th ...

3 Genius Ways To Save Money With Kids

Whether you’re on a budget or just want to put some money to the side, there are plenty of ways to save a few bucks without slacking in what your kids have. Think about your day to day purchases. There are a wide variety of items we purchase each year that could easily be set to the side, helpin ...

Getting the Most Mileage From Your Kids’ Christmas Gifts

Today, so many children are blessed with way more than they need.  In fact many children end up spoiled and honestly have too much.  So one of the things that I personally want to instill in my children is to be thankful and appreciative for all that they have.  This is really hard to do after Christm ...

6 Unique Ways to Save on Christmas Shopping

Christmas shopping can be overwhelming for everyone.  For parents it can be especially trying.  This can be even more so when one does not make much money.  There is always going to be a desire to spoil children at Christmas time but by not doing so there are many creative ways that one can have even ...
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On a Budget? 6 Tips to Save Money on Your Kids’ School Lunches

Kids need a healthy lunch to get them through a long school day, but time-crunched parents struggle to put lunches together quickly without spending a bundle on convenience foods. But a little extra planning and initial investment will stretch those dollars without sacrificing time or nutrition. 1. Av ...
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Party on the Cheap – Tricks to Save on Kids’ Parties

Throwing a kid’s birthday party can really add up. Once the venue is planned and the cake is ordered, you still need to decorate and put together party favors. Depending on the theme your child wants, this party can get pricey. But there are some things you can do lessen the hit to your wallet. 1. Bar ...