Category: Family Finances

The Top 5 Ways to Save Money Raising Kids

There’s no question that having kids CAN cost a bundle – many estimates are coming in around $250,000 to raise a kid from birth to ages 18 (source).  But you’re wrong if you think that you need to go broke raising a family. In fact, with some tweaks to your budget and the way you spend on your children, you might even be able to take a family vacation each year!

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Start a laundry business: The perfect NON-phone NON-computer side hustle for moms

Earning extra income from home – as a mom – can be life changingAnd… it can also be really difficult. (I can say this with some certainty, as a mom who works from home.)
Generally, the hardest thing for ME is that my work requires my undivided attention – writing, editing, creating images… all these things mean I need to be able to sit down at the computer for a few hours at a time.

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Stay At Home Mom Jobs: The Ultimate Guide to Earning an Income from Home

lways planned to be a stay at home mom, I always knew it was what I wanted… but that didn’t change the reality of our situation.
Just because I WANTED to be at home with my baby didn’t mean that we were financially able to make that happen. I see a ton of “how we lived on one low income” articles floating around… but we live in a very expensive part of the country, and generally, one low income just isn’t going to cut it here.

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