All too often today, children are clueless when it comes to finances and budgeting - but I want my children prepared. My husband and I have set down guidelines to help teach lessons about money and spending. We also use everyday situations as real life examples. For instance, when we go shopping we discuss the pros and cons of purchases and talk about how debt accumulates. I don't want my children to fall into the trap of overextending themselves on credit cards. Here are a few tips ... Continue Reading
Tips and tricks for teaching finances to your children.
Looking to save money each month? Start with the grocery store aisles.
If you are looking for ways to save money each month, the grocery store is a great place to start. Unlike car or mortgage payments which tend to be fixed amounts, the amount of money you spend at the grocery store is something you can control. It is important we find ways to save money at the grocery store because the price of food continues to rise. Just this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that peanut butter is going up 24 – 30%. We need to do all we can to save money at the ... Continue Reading