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Polite Ways to Say 'No' to Donation and Fundraising Requests
Overwhelmed by school fundraisers and can't contribute? Here are ways to politely decline requests that don't align with your family's financial priorities at the moment.
The Best Scholarships for Parents—Including Support Just for Single Moms
Pursuing higher education as a parent—especially as a single mom or dad—can be daunting and expensive. Here are scholarship programs designed to help lighten the load for parents who need a little help footing all the bills.
How Downsizing Her Home Helped This Mom of 3 Live a Happier Life
Stressed by having to keep up with a 3,400-square-foot home, Renee Benes and her family downsized. The move changed their lives for the better. Now, she's sharing her journey and tips with other families who want to do the same.
Money Lessons I Learned From My Single Mother
When my mom unexpectedly became a single parent, she had to pivot big time and learn to manage—and stretch—the household budget. And she taught me lifelong finance lessons along the way.
This Stay-at-Home Mom of Six Shares Her Best Money Tips for Big Families
Brenda Rivera Stearns, the mom behind @she_plusfive on Instagram, and her husband met their financial goals by adopting a minimalist lifestyle. Here is what financial goal planning looks like for their party of eight.
Could Your Child Earn Money Playing Video Games—and Should You Let Them? 
Cryptocurrency and the NFT craze have taken earning money via video games to a whole new level. So how do these games work, and how, as a parent, should you navigate this with your kids?
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5 Bulk Buys That Won't Save Parents Money
Stocking up on essentials for your baby might seem like it's saving you money, but with how fast babies grow and change, it can end up costing you. Here are items parents should avoid buying in bulk.
How Lifestyle Creep Impacts Your Family Budget—and How to Avoid It
Lifestyle creep can have you spending above your means, leaving less for your family's future. Here are ways to identify and avoid it, according to experts.

How This Millennial Mom is Securing Her Kids' Futures and Inspiring Other Parents to Live Their Best Financial Lives

Raquel Curtis, mom of three and self-described "boujee banker," is committed to teaching millennial women how to budget, save, and invest their money to live their best lives. Here are some of her best tips.