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How to Stretch Your Back-to-School Budget

With the first day of school just around the corner, the scariest time of year for parents is nearly here. Are you afraid of what back-to-school shopping season can do to your budget? This year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) expects back-to-school spending will hit $80.7 billion. For the average parent, this ends up being nearly $700. It’s not always easy covering a bill this big. But it’s possible. If you expect to outfit your kids with what they need without going broke, follow

Simple Financial Hacks That Work For Busy Families

It’s a fact: raising a family is expensive. According to the latest stats, the average cost of raising one child from birth to their 18th birthday costs parents $233,610. That breaks down to about $1,081 every month per child. Parenthood changes your life in a lot of ways. You’ll face sleepless nights, dirty diapers, and an empty wallet. If you’re one of the many parents struggling to balance their finances, use these life hacks to stay out of the red. Become financially literate Financial

Top Ways to Save Money Around the House

Us moms know better than most how tight money can get once children are involved, they seem to just vacuum the money out of your pocket don't they? Not their fault of course but I can honestly say that I had never felt the financial pinch quite the way I did when my little ones came along. Over the past 6 months or so, my husband and I have been on a money saving mission, we've reviewed all aspects of our lives and tried religiously to cut down on our costs, with great success, I estimate that we