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.
Think it's impossible to feed your family on a grocery budget -- toiletries and cleaning supplies included -- of just $200 a month? Think again! Here are some tips on how you and your family can significantly cut your spending.
Turns out there's a big difference in the actual cost of raising a child in the first year versus how much parents-to-be think it will cost.
It's about time schools stopped humiliating kids for not having lunch money. New Mexico is the first state to enact a law against the practice, and we hope others follow suit.
Don't toss those coupons and circulars-they can help save you hundreds or thousands of dollars a year! Learn how to coupon like a pro (and save money on groceries!) with these expert tips.
The internet is loving this mom-of-two's message about how she's spending her tax refund.
If you don't have time to flip through newspaper inserts or scroll through hundreds of printable online coupons each week, there's an easier way to shop smart. Sign on to these online couponing resources, and savings are just a click away!
Raising a kid takes more than patience; it takes a ton of cash, too. Our exclusive survey uncovers how young families are footing the bill--and what you can do to stay on budget, defeat debt, and feel financially secure.
For the past year, our Moms Money Clinic column has helped you face your finances one step at a time. Now we're down to the finish line. End strong!
Who says you need to spend hours clipping, counting, and calculating to find major deals and savings? We've got smart, money saving shopping secrets for even the busiest moms.
Trolling for discounts can save your family money, but it's not for everyone. If you don't have the time, space, buying habits, or inclination, the couponing process will cause more headaches than it is worth. Take our quiz to see whether you're better off clipping -- or skipping.
There's no need to dread making (and sticking to) a budget. Take control of your finances to make life less stressful.
American families spend about $140 a week on groceries. Learn how to save more with these expert tips, from skipping aisles where you don't plan to buy to stocking up when foods are on sale.
If you knew how easy it was to set up a spending plan, you wouldn't avoid doing it for even one more day.
Most American families throw away $1,600 every year, and it's literally rotting in the garbage can in the form of food waste. If you're watching your grocery budget (and who isn't?), reducing food waste is an easy way to save some dough, and help the environment to boot.
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Millions of families in the U.S. rely on SNAP to help them put food on the table. How will the proposed changes to the program impact them?
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