Category Archives for "Frugal Living"
It’s important for women, even stay at home Mom with no income of her own, to establish good credit. This might be a challenge if all the bills come in your husband’s name, but it’s essential. Many women have found themselves unexpectedly widowed or divorced with no credit to speak of. This can present big […]Continue reading
Housing, groceries, clothing, fuel… how do you ensure there’s enough after these expenses for savings and long term goals? A family budget can really help. Here are some helpful articles and resources to help you get control of your family’s finances.Continue reading
photo credit: John Althouse Cohen Paramount in the minds of all parents who want their children to receive a college education is how to save for this eventuality. While some open CD accounts from their child’s birth, others invest in stocks or bonds; and still others haven’t even begun to figure out how to manage […]Continue reading
photo credit: Pingu1963 The old saying, “A penny saved is a penny earned” is a wise tenet we were taught by our parents. Today, with computers and electronics, PC games and iPods, cell phones and Blackberrys, the latest fashions and footwear, one would need to save long and hard to afford any of these things. […]Continue reading
photo credit: Skelekitten There are many ways in which family budgeting can be utilized and maintained. Write down the family expenses and income. Decide where you can eliminate some of the more expensive items you buy. Here are some suggestions:Continue reading