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What are Great Ways to Get Fantastic Summer Camps on a Budget?

What are Great Ways to Get Fantastic Summer Camps on a Budget? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Whether we like it or not, summer is right around the corner. Our kids can hardly wait for it to be here. But as parents, we think about summer break from a slightly different perspective.Since most of us still have to work for the majority of the summer, we are starting to try and figure out what to do with our kids while they are out fo...
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How Rover Increased Our Income and Taught Our Kids Valuable Lessons

How Rover Increased Our Income and Taught Our Kids Valuable Lessons is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Having multiple children can make life a little bit chaotic at times. That doesn’t change the fact that we, as parents, still have to teach them as much about life as we can while they are with us. Some of these big lessons include:ResponsibilityTeamworkMaking moneySaving moneyFinancial independenceDoing things you don’t like sometim...
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How to Make a Spring Break Staycation Just as Much FUN!

Spring is finally here and the one thing on our kid’s minds just happens to be spring break. They look forward to it every year because it’s a week of no school of course!But just because they have the week off, doesn’t mean that we do. As working parents, sometimes it can be really difficult to take a whole week off to spend with our kids.Especially when you work for yourself, like I do. That means if I’m not working, I’m not getting paid. The bonus with creating a spring break staycation is th...
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3 Ways to Teach Your Children About Budgeting This Spring

3 Ways to Teach Your Children About Budgeting This Spring is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Teaching children about money and budgeting are some of the most difficult lessons for me to teach them. Not only are these topics extremely diverse and complex, but children are fairly impetuous creatures and want everything right away.Seeing down the road into the future is also a very difficult concept for them to grasp, since their idea of...
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How Often Should You Talk About Your Budget for Maximum Effectiveness?

How Often Should You Talk About Your Budget for Maximum Effectiveness? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Let’s face it. We are all busy! Some more than others and it can vary day to day. But being “busy” isn’t a good enough excuse to not talk about your household budget with your partner. After all, if we want to live our best lives, and have our happiest households, then we simply must have our finances in order. Budget Talk As a co...
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What Summer Supplies Can You Buy Now to Save You a Ton of Money?

What Summer Supplies Can You Buy Now to Save You a Ton of Money? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Whether you have a family or not, summer can be chock full of good times! But those good times can get pretty expensive if you don’t plan ahead of time. Which is why purchasing some of your summer supplies now can greatly increase your overall summer fun, while not stretching your wallet to the max. Fun Water Summer Supplies Most of us ...
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Can Setting Up Your Spring Break Plans NOW Save You Some Serious Money?

Can Setting Up Your Spring Break Plans NOW Save You Some Serious Money? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!It may only be February, but spring break will be here before we know it. I know that my kids always look forward to doing something, anything, during this week off. It can get pretty expensive if you wait until the last minute. There are a few ways I have found to help minimize the overall costs of spring break. No Traveling Obv...
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When is the Best Time to Purchase Winter Apparel?

When is the Best Time to Purchase Winter Apparel? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!It may be snowing outside in parts of the United States right now, but most of us have our minds on warmer weather. Even though it is still technically winter, a lot of stores have begun to stock swimsuits already. That is just crazy because it is only February! But, if we are buying summer apparel now, then when is the best time to purchase winter ap...
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How Much Will Having a Child Cost You in JUST the 1st Year?

How Much Will Having a Child Cost You in JUST the 1st Year? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Deciding to have a child is a HUGE decision. One that not only affects your day to day life but can hit your finances pretty hard also. I know that having a child can be a really exciting time, because I have a few of my own. Your whole world is about to change. And you have a glimmer of an idea as to how, but nowhere close to the full pict...
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7 Simple Ways to Get Free School Supplies

7 Simple Ways to Get Free School Supplies is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Back-to-school season is practically here. That means parents all over will be searching around for the best back-to-school deals and discounts. If you can relate, I don’t blame you. Back-to-school shopping can be expensive and the average parents spends $500 – $1,000 per child. What if you could drastically cut these expenses by getting your school supplies...
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5 Painless Ways to Save For Your Child’s College Expenses

5 Painless Ways to Save For Your Child’s College Expenses is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Having a child means your financial responsibilities increase tenfold. Aside from providing immediate needs, you also need to consider whether you’ll help pay for college expenses. I think all parents would prefer to help their kids pay for college. That said, everyone may not have the opportunity or the means to do so. If you really want to ...
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7 Ways to Reduce Expensive Summer Childcare Costs

7 Ways to Reduce Expensive Summer Childcare Costs is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! For working parents, childcare is anything but optional. Unfortunately, the cost of childcare has risen exponentially over the years, to the point where many parents might begin to question whether or not they’d save money if they stayed home. Even so, staying home isn’t a luxury everyone has. During the school year, your childcare costs may go ...
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Is There Ever a Right Time Financially to Have a Baby?

Is There Ever a Right Time Financially to Have a Baby? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Is there ever a right time financially to have a baby? Having had an unplanned pregnancy before, I often ponder this question and I know many other parents do too. In the beginning, it was difficult raising a child without being financially stable. Even now that I am much better off financially, I still get nervous at the thought of being able t...
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6 Tips to Help Kids Start Investing

6 Tips to Help Kids Start Investing is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! As an adult, financial advisors and those that have gone before you have no doubt emphasized the importance of investing your money. After all, in terms of your financial goals, your children’s, and your future, sufficiently putting your income towards investments can equate to an all-around better future. Of course, as any financially-aware individual knows, ...
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Should You Save for Your Retirement or Your Kids’ College?

Should You Save for Your Retirement or Your Kids’ College? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! The price of college is seemingly increasing by the year, which worries many parents ( myself included) who don’t want their kids to have to deal with huge student loan burdens. The average cost for a year of undergrad is currently anywhere between $20,000 and $50,000 depending on whether the school is private or public. If you want to save...
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Is It Worth It for Moms to Work Outside the Home

Is It Worth It for Moms to Work Outside the Home is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! For many women, the time spent during their maternity leave is often the only period of their lives in which they can stay at home. Most families ultimately decide that it’s financially beneficial for moms to work outside the home after having children. After all, any additional income received by the household has to be good, right? However, th...
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How to Transition to a One-Income Household

How to Transition to a One-Income Household is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! In today’s society, it’s all about the hustle. People are eager to make more money via an extra job or side hustle and the idea of having a stay-at-home parent or spouse is becoming less common. While there’s nothing wrong with wanting to earn more money and have multiple incomes in your household, it’s important to ask yourself why you want or need to ea...
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How to Survive Unpaid Maternity Leave

How to Survive Unpaid Maternity Leave is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Growing your family can pose a huge financial responsibility. Plus, as shocking as it may seem, many employees don’t receive paid maternity leave in the U.S. I definitely didn’t, which did create some financial stress. But luckily, I took the time to prepare and save what I could beforehand. This way I could focus on bonding with my baby and resting while I was...
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Best Financial Moves For New Moms to Make

Best Financial Moves For New Moms to Make is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! If you have a baby on the way or are a new mom, congratulations! It is one of the most beautiful milestones of a woman’s life. With a new addition to the family comes new responsibilities. Among those responsibilities is the obligation to take care of things financially. When I first became a mom, it completely changed the way I looked at my finances. I now...
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How Much Should You Pay Your Child to do Chores?

How Much Should You Pay Your Child to do Chores? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! If you have ever had a conversation about chores with other parents, you will most likely hear more than one opinion on the matter. Some people feel children should not be paid to do chores at all. Rather they feel the chores are expected and should simply be a way for children to contribute to the family. Others feel a monetary allotment should be m...
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3 Reasons Not to Pay Allowance to Your Child

3 Reasons Not to Pay Allowance to Your Child is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Kids go through all kinds of interesting stages in life. I find it interesting, and a bit entertaining, that my 7-year-old is now in that state where he’s having conversations with his friends about more than just toys. The other day, he told me he wanted to start getting paid an allowance after talking to a boy in his class. The classmate explained to h...
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7 Ways to Throw a Graduation Party on a Budget

7 Ways to Throw a Graduation Party on a Budget is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! As the school year starts to come to a close, graduations, high school and college alike, are underway. Graduation is a momentous occasion in every student’s life, and is one that deserves celebration. As the date approaches, however, now, if you haven’t already begun, is the time to begin planning your son or daughter’s party. While it’s understandabl...
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3 Fast & Cheap Meals for Busy Families

3 Fast & Cheap Meals for Busy Families is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! As a working mom, I know how hard it is to plan fast and filling meals for a hungry family while trying to stay within your grocery budget. When you’re looking to save money, one of the top ways recommended to save money is to slash your grocery budget. But that isn’t always easy. For busy families, how do you reduce your grocery costs when you don’t even have...
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Benefits of Roth IRAs for College Savings

Benefits of Roth IRAs for College Savings is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! One of the first things my husband and I thought about after we found out we were expecting, was how we were going to pay for college. Obviously, the college debt situation in the United States must be dire. First-time parents are already cringing at the thought of having enough college savings. But I understand why. I see my colleagues, whose children are ...
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3 Ways to Stop Spending On Your Baby and Save for College Instead

3 Ways to Stop Spending On Your Baby and Save for College Instead is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Media and society have trained us to believe that having a baby is a very expensive undertaking. And it totally can be, but it can also not be that bad. Yes, there are some costs that are necessary, like childcare. But I’ve found that we also save in many other ways. For example, we rarely go out to eat anymore because dining with a ...
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Frugal Ways to Keep Kids Entertained This Spring

Frugal Ways to Keep Kids Entertained This Spring is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Spring is right around the corner (literally just a few days away) and as the weather warms up, kids can get restless so you’ll need to be able to think on your toes when it comes to keeping your kids entertained. Kids tend to have a lot of energy and love to get out and explore new things. The biggest flaw I see some parents make is thinking that en...
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Working Moms and Work-Life Balance: 5 Expenses that are Worth it 

Working Moms and Work-Life Balance: 5 Expenses that are Worth it  is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Back when I was working hard to pay off $40k+ of debt, I had very little in the way of extravagances. Back then, going to Starbucks once a month was considered a splurge. But our hard work and commitment to paying off our debt literally paid off, and we were able to pay off $45k of debt in 45 months. These days, as a working mom, I f...
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Meal Delivery Subscriptions: Worth it or Rip off?

Meal Delivery Subscriptions: Worth it or Rip off? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Have you thought about joining a meal delivery subscription, like Blue Apron, Plated, or Hello Fresh? Are you wondering if it’s really worth it, or worried it might be a rip off? Let me break down the pros and cons of joining a meal delivery subscription service so you can make the right decision for your family. Con: Price By far, the biggest con...
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5 Successful Work-from-Home Moms and How They Did It

5 Successful Work-from-Home Moms and How They Did It is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Many women, once they become moms, look for more flexible careers to help achieve a better work-life balance. I was definitely one of those women. I always thought I had a solid career, and that I had found the job I was going to retire in. But that all changed once I had my son. I could no longer justify working 7:30 to 5 every day and missing k...
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5 Frugal Halloween Activities For Kids

5 Frugal Halloween Activities For Kids is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to squeeze in some frugal and fun activities for your kids to keep them entertained. I love frugal kid’s activities because they are usually fun for me as a parent, and I love bonding with my son through fun and unique experiences. If you’re looking for something affordable and exciting to...
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