Leverage Mother's Day for a Valuable Gift (That Costs Nothing)

Right about now your husband and children may be waking up to the fact that Sunday is Mother's Day, and they're kicking themselves because they've (on...

Great Gifts that Won't Bust Your Budget

May calendars should come with a warning message, something like, Caution! Overspending Potential: High. It's snow-cone season at the ball field. Kids...

Married to Your Economic Opposite?

Early in our marriage my husband and I realized we were economic opposites. I was reared in an upper-middle class world where in the summers all paren...

Expensive Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

Every family I know is trying to whittle dollars from monthly expenses. But attempts to be thrifty can sometimes backfire, as many moms -- including t...

Moms Making Money from Home

As the economy continues to drag, a lot of moms are creating their own family bailout plans by launching home-based businesses. If you're looking to ...

Great Birthday Parties for Next to Nothing

When it comes to birthday parties, moms are finding that a little creativity goes a long way toward cutting costs and making great memories for their...

Your Own Victory Garden

When it comes to getting things to grow, my thumb's not the greenest one out there. Many plants have died under my oversight. But one summer it happe...

Multitasking is Not All Bad

Some people don't believe in multitasking. Maybe they've read that doing more than one thing at a time is too taxing on our brains. Or maybe they're ...

Money Management for Kids

Imagine the U.S. without a constitution or a corporation without a business plan: that's your family without a financial policy that reflects your...

Grocery Shopping Savvy - Little Ways to Save Big

My grocery-shopping strategy is pretty simple: plan menus, stick to a list and shop on Tuesday mornings. Fewer people shop on Tuesdays (shorter lines...

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