Being a smart money manager will carry you through good financial times and more importantly help you weather the bad times. Here's everything you need to know about building a household budget, covering monthly expenses, and saving for rainy days.
... to find a way to afford it." So the Shiermeiers created their first budget. They wound up saving enough... a new baby within two years. Budgeting is a bit like flossing your teeth--you know it's good for you.... If you've been putting off budgeting, here's a tip to ease you into things: "Ditch the word budget...
Managing your finances becomes tricky when you add a kid or two (or three) to the mix. After all, you can stretch your dollars only so far, making it even harder to get out of credit card debt, buy that first home, or survive on one income. Don't despair! These tips from real families and financial experts will help you over those financial hurdles.
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This year millions of products for babies and children were recalled. Here we count down the 48 biggest toy, gear, and clothing recalls of 2013. If you own any of these products, follow the guidelines for return or repair -- and keep this list handy if you are considering purchasing used gear, toys, or clothing for your child.
Having a baby can be the most rewarding time of your life. Yet adjusting to the additional costs can be stressful. From clothes and food to childcare and education -- we provide 8 ways to spend your money wisely during the first few months of your baby's life.