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Category: Budgeting

10 Tips To Stop Wasting Money on Curriculum

10 Tips To Stop Wasting Money on Curriculum

July 14, 2013

Tired of wasting money on curriculum? Read these 10 budget friendly tips to start saving today!   Are you a home educating parent, or hoping to be one? If so, you already know the standard formula for selecting curriculum. It goes something like this:   Nervous Parent + Bazillions of Options x Teensie Weensie Budget [...]

Save Money on Healthcare: Read these tips for cost effective trips to the Dr. or Dentist

Save Money on Healthcare: Read these tips for cost effective trips to the Dr. or Dentist

June 13, 2013

Save Money on Healthcare! Don’t get poked by high costs. It may not seem possible to save money on healthcare. Everything just seems to be getting more and more expensive. A simple blood test can cost as much as $100.00. Not to mention the rising cost of caring for our elderly as we enter the baby [...]

Total Money Makeover

Total Money Makeover

December 3, 2008

One night while trying to fall asleep, something disturbing popped into my mind – my oldest son is 14 and he’ll be going to college in a short 4 years…and we are not ready to take on the cost of college. There’s more. Three years after he enters college, I will have 3 more sons [...]

How to Budget: Part II

How to Budget: Part II

November 10, 2008

Today we’ll use the Family Monthly Budget to build your budget. In Part I of How to Budget Your Money, you put together your spending log and have a good idea of your spending habits. Hopefully you’ve pinpointed areas of wasteful spending, or ways you can cut back on your spending. Now we’ll put together [...]

The Last Step You'll Ever Need in Controlling Your Finances:  A Family Budget

The Last Step You’ll Ever Need in Controlling Your Finances: A Family Budget

November 7, 2008

How to Put Together a Family Budget This is part I in the series How to Put Together a Family Budget.   (Family Budget Part II) How is your family budget?  Do you know how much money you spend each month on little things like a soda at the convenience store, or a cup of [...]