family budget

  1. Budgeting & Saving

    5 Effective ways to budget for senior care

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    It might not be at the top of your must-do list, but in addition to saving for that Hawaiian vacation and college tuition for your...
  2. Super Moms Guide: Money & Career

    The true cost of sending kids to college

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    Is it worth the cost to send your child to that expensive Ivy League college? How much should you save for your child’s college...
  3. New Year - Your Family

    13 Budgeting ideas for families

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    You are heading into a new year, which means a new outlook on your finances and a new start to that budget that may not have gone as...
  4. Dogs

    Money management: Can you afford another pet?

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    Watch out for two major red-flag moments when deciding if you can afford to bring another dog or cat home.
  5. More Parenting Advice

    Budget-friendly ways to have fun as a family

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    The key to sticking to your budget when planning family fun is to know when to say yes and when to say no. Learn how to use your...
  6. Budgeting & Saving

    Tips for setting a family budget

    Whether you're strapped for cash or have plenty to spare, a family budget is always a good idea. A budget helps you avoid future...
  7. Family spending

    5 Common budget missteps for families 

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    We know budgeting can be a drag, but a smart family budget is essential to help you realize your personal and financial goals. The...
  8. Family spending

    Secrets of successful home budgets

    Budgets are difficult because they seem like a recipe for failure. You go into them with the best intentions and then life throws an...
  9. Family Activities

    10 Frugal family fun ideas

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    As parents, we can easily get wrapped up planning big, elaborate and expensive outings with our children to places like the circus...
  10. Pets & Animals

    Why you need pet medical insurance

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    The American Pet Products Association estimates that pet spending for 2010 will reach an all-time high of $47.7 billion. With all...
  11. New Year - Your Family

    10 Ways to save for a family vacation

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    Saving for that Disney vacation or family beach trip just got a lot easier by following our 10 ways to save for a family vacation.
  12. New Year - Your Family

    5 Ways to put your family on a budget

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    How can you get the entire family on board with the family budget? Financial experts and real moms weigh in on how you can spend...
  13. Age by Age

    Talking to kids about parents unemployment

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    With the unemployment rate skyrocketing over the last ten years, chances are your family or friends have been affected by a job...
  14. Babysitters and Childcare

    How to save on child care

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    You wouldn't entrust your children to just anyone. But that top-rated nanny with the stellar references may be a little beyond your...
  15. Clothes for kids

    Celebrity kids' style: Copy their look

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    Dress your children like celebrity kids without spending the fortune their Hollywood moms do! You can find the designer clothes of...
  16. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Teaching kids money management

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    A recent survey revealed that kids are banking at earlier ages than their parents. Here's how to teach your kids important money...
  17. Mom & Dad

    Tips for back to work moms

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    Are you making the big change from stay-at-home-mom to working mom to help out with family expenses? When a mom has been home for...
  18. Family spending

    5 Common money mistakes moms make

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    From racking up credit card debt on your daughter's designer clothes to neglecting your retirement fund, financial experts share the...
  19. Budgeting & Saving

    3 Purchases to save money

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    Who isn’t looking for ways to spend less and save money? Sometimes a small investment pays off with nice returns on the dollar. If...
  20. Budgeting & Saving

    5 Everyday secrets to spending less

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    In today’s economy, we’re all looking for ways to spend less in every aspect of our lives. Below are five money saving tips you can...