As tuition costs continue to rise, you as a parent will need to make tough decisions about whether or not you’re willing or able to pay for your child’s college education. While paying for their college tuition may be a dream of yours — and one that can definitely benefit their future and set them on the […]
Kids and Money
It’s finally starting to feel like spring where I live, and I can’t help but start planning fun road trips for my family of four. Honestly, with two kids under three years old, I don’t think the actual being on the road part of a road trip will be fun at all. I know that a seven-hour […]
I just welcomed my second daughter into the world a month ago, and I am amazed once again at how something so small and sweet can disrupt our money. Newborns bring about a state of sleeplessness and disorganization, which makes it hard to stick to a budget and resist impromptu buys. If you’re experiencing the same thing, […]
I just had my second daughter a week ago, and I forgot how amazing and equally draining a newborn can be. A new baby can make even the most frugal a spendthrift. However, there are three big purchases that I think every new mom should have before or right after the baby comes.
My son turned 16 this past January and is now looking for his first part-time job. I’m constantly on the lookout for signs that employers are hiring, so I can relay that information to my son and encourage him to submit an application. During one of our conversations about entering the workforce, my son asked how […]
There are many ways to enjoy a movie these days that don’t cost a lot of money. From renting via Redox or Blockbuster, joining a movie membership club like Netflix, or streaming shows and movies on Hulu or Amazon, there are lots of ways to save on entertainment costs. While these options sometimes allow for cheaper […]