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Feeding a Family on a Budget

Feeding a Family on a Budget

It can be tricky to feed a family well when you’re on a tight budget. But if you’re looking to save money at the grocery store that can be passed on to the dinner table, you’ve got more to do ... - test

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Cutting the Cost of Summer Childcare

Cutting the Cost of Summer Childcare

With a long break coming up for the summer, the cost of childcare can escalate quickly. However, the savvy parent knows that the government can help offset the cost of childcare considerably from birth through the age of 15. Childcare ... - test

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How to Enjoy Summer Cheaply

How to Enjoy Summer Cheaply

The summer holidays are in full swing, and it’s likely your kids are a bit bored with television and you’re a bit bored staying inside all day long fetching more juice and crackers. But leaving your home can be outrageously ... - test

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Ten Ways to Save Money on Kid’s Clothing

Ten Ways to Save Money on Kid’s Clothing

It’s absurd how much clothing children seem to need, and the costs of those clothes mount up very quickly indeed. If the costs of your children’s clothing is becoming too much for the pocketbook to bear, consider getting creative to ... - test

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Ten Tips for Cutting Family Cost

Ten Tips for Cutting Family Cost

Having children is expensive; there is no doubt about that. But adding a child to your life doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank. You can cut costs as a family, you simply must examine all the possibilities and pick ... - test

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Ten Free Outings

Ten Free Outings

Being cooped up in the house can be extremely frustrating for both children and their parents. Of course staying inside is extremely cost effective, but you can go out and about without breaking the bank. Looking for something free? There’s ... - test

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Saving Money on Childcare Costs

Saving Money on Childcare Costs

Childcare is expensive, there is no way around it. In the total bill for raising a child to the age of twenty-one, childcare expenses are second only to buying a larger home to accommodate the child. Not only are the ... - test

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Simple Ways to Cut Costs For Your Family

Simple Ways to Cut Costs For Your Family

Bills getting higher than you’re comfortable with? There are ways to reduce costs around your household that don’t take any more effort than what you do already – it’s just common sense and good planning. Turn off Lights and Appliances ... - test

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Teaching Kids about Savings

Teaching Kids about Savings

If you care a great deal about saving money, and who doesn’t during the recent economy, your knowledge of savings and your discipline are something your children will benefit from tremendously. If you’ve been waiting to teach your children about ... - test

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Saving Money around the Kitchen

Saving Money around the Kitchen

For many it is the kitchen that eats in to the budget the most dramatically. Food is expensive and often we waste a good portion of what we buy. If we’re able to reduce the waste and cut the extravagant ... - test

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Saving Money on Birthday Parties

Saving Money on Birthday Parties

When your child is celebrating a birthday, your natural inclination is to go all out and celebrate. And you should, but that doesn’t mean breaking the bank account in the process. Children’s birthday parties can be ornate, elaborate affairs. Your ... - test

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Save Money by Making Your Own Baby Food

Save Money by Making Your Own Baby Food

It’s a shock to see how quickly those little jars of baby food add up at the price register. When you stop to consider that your child goes through five or six jars a day, possibly more, the cost is ... - test

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Saving Money and Living Large with Kids

Saving Money and Living Large with Kids

Living large and saving money aren’t exclusive of each other, even after your children are born. You can live the way you like while still saving money on everyday and special purchases. With the number of bargains out there, it’s ... - test

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Save Money by Eliminating the Nonessential Essentials

Save Money by Eliminating the Nonessential Essentials

There are quite a few “essentials” that aren’t. If you eliminate these items from your list of baby gear necessities, you’ll automatically be saving hundreds of pounds. And with the high costs of babies Bassinet Baby bassinets are beautiful and ... - test

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Frugal Parenting

Frugal Parenting

Nobody likes to waste money, and watching money slip away can be frustrating, especially for parents who are naturally frugal. If you’re looking for ways to keep more of those pounds in your pocketbook, invest in the bank of frugal ... - test

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Recession and Childcare

Recession and Childcare

The recession has caused many families to reexamine their childcare situations in hopes of cutting back on this expensive item in the household budget. For some families, they can only continue on as they have, but others are able to ... - test

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Find Ways to Save on Major Parenting Expenses

Find Ways to Save on Major Parenting Expenses

The cost of having a child is absolutely staggering. When that number is broken, down the top three expenses are housing, transportation, and childcare. All three of these are very expensive, but all three offer ways you can save, as ... - test

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Finding Inexpensive Baby Gear

Finding Inexpensive Baby Gear

Nothing adds up faster during pregnancy than your weight and the cost of the baby gear you’ve purchased in anticipation of your arrival. There is no need to let the costs of your baby items get out of hand, however. ... - test

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Experiencing Culture on the Cheap

Experiencing Culture on the Cheap

Parents who enjoy all the variety of arts and adventure want their children to grow up experiencing as much as possible in a variety of arts and experiences. Unfortunately, the arts, travel and other cultural events can become very expensive ... - test

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Family Fun on the Cheap

Family Fun on the Cheap

Need some new ideas of how to have fun as a family without breaking the bank or even turning on the television? Having fun at home doesn’t have to mean doing the same things you did last weekend. And with ... - test

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Family Savings Tips Over the Holidays

Family Savings Tips Over the Holidays

Holiday costs can easily become outrageous. If you want to enjoy more of the holidays with your family and worry less about the amount of money all that fun costs, you can. Make a difference in your family holiday budget ... - test

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Cutting the High Costs of Parenting

Cutting the High Costs of Parenting

If the latest figures are to be believed, the average child will cost almost twice as much in his first eighteen years as the average annual income. This is a starling figure to many parents, especially ones that haven’t seen ... - test

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Budget Baby Travel

Budget Baby Travel

Babies come with a high price tag, but you can still travel for a reasonably modest amount if you plan ahead and take the kinds of trip that suit your new family. Just like any kinds of budget travel, you’ll ... - test

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Become a Frugal Family

Become a Frugal Family

Finances got you down? It’s fun to spend money, but when the money starts to get tight or you’re supplementing your income with something dangerous like credit cards and loans, it’s time to come clean and find the frugal nature ... - test

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7 Tips for Saving Money on Vacation

7 Tips for Saving Money on Vacation

While on vacation, costs can add up considerably, and that’s not just the price of airfare and hotels. While on vacation, you can save a great deal of money on incidental purchases such as meals and entertainment by planning ahead ... - test

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10 Ways to Save Money on Childcare Costs

10 Ways to Save Money on Childcare Costs

Childcare is one of the most expensive aspects of parenting. The high costs, however, aren’t necessarily built into the budget of a working parent. If you’re heading back to work and need a more cost effective childcare solution, consider the ... - test

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10 Ways to Save Money during the Holidays

10 Ways to Save Money during the Holidays

For most, the holiday season is easily the most expensive time of the year. Gifts, decorations, increased heating bills, travel and food add up until it seems your budget might implode. This year, be easier on your pocketbook by finding ... - test

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10 Ways to Save Money in the Holiday Season

10 Ways to Save Money in the Holiday Season

While the holidays might be months away, savings money during this time can be year-long process. To make winter celebrations more comfortable this year, planning ahead can really pay off. 1. Start a Holiday Savings Account The best way to ... - test