With the rising cost of school supplies, clothing, backpacks, and other items to get your children ready for school, finding a way to save money is a relief. One of the best ways to do that with your school-age children is packing their lunch. Below you’ll find 10 back-to-school lunch ideas that will save you
Back-to-school shopping can get expensive fast. On one hand, you think you’re just buying pens, pencils, and notebooks, but everything adds up. Clothes can also be pricey even with the sales and discounts especially if you’re purchasing a whole new fall wardrobe. For parents who wind up spending a few hundred dollars each year during
Most parents would agree that when it comes to raising children, the old adage “the days are long, but the years are short” rings true. It also applies when we look at education funding. You can’t start saving too soon when it comes to college, since age 18 may be here before you know it.
From when to say “please” and “thank you” to how to drive a car, we learn a lot from our parents. Oftentimes, that includes picking up on their money habits as well. And while some of that financial wisdom consists of worthwhile advice that we’ll turn around and pass along to our own kids, other habits are better off forgotten.
Now that spring is finally here, it’s that time again to think about shelling out money for a family vacation. And, you are not alone. According to ValuePenguin, “Vacation spending is equal to about 2% of the total budgets of all U.S. households annually…” With significant spending aimed at making the whole family happy, don’t
My wife and I welcomed our third child in April — and our third boy! And while we have a lot of experience caring for newborns, another child means we needed to adjust our finances, yet again. But this time around we anticipated some major expenses and planned ahead. For example, we knew months ago