How to Budget Money

how to budget money

How to Budget Money I'm sure all of us wants to learn how to save money but fact is it's not easy. There are times that you're able to save a few bucks but some expenses will come and you need to pull out that money you saved. Learning how to budget money is not easy at first but once you make it a habit, you will be successful. Tips on How to Budget Money 1. Give yourself a reward. If you stay on budget for three months, you totally deserve a reward! So, plan for it... stay on track... ...

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Get Kids to Save Money: Jobs Kids Can Do

Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money Once children are old enough to understand the concept of money, they are old enough to learn ways to make money. There are always jobs kids can do, particularly jobs around the house. In our family, each child is assigned age-appropriate chores to complete each week.  They are not provided an allowance for doing these chores.  Here are some ideas for toddler chores and school age kid chores. If our kids would like to earn some money, we keep a list of ...

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Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money Saving money is the one thing we all agree on in our family.  Something we can do every day is to teach kids to save money.  No matter what we are purchasing, whether groceries, gas, clothes, toys, or services, there is always a discussion of how to save money on that purchase.  Our children know what the standard response from us is any time they ask if we can buy something:  “How much does cost, is it on sale, and is there a coupon for it?”  Many people might think ...

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Frugal Ways To Save Money

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Frugal Ways To Save Money The truth is most people do not have enough money. We all want more. I found that you can have "more" money by following these 50 tips. The reason is simple if you are not spending it on crazy and unnecessary stuff then you will be able to save it for the things that mean the most to you. These are 50 Frugal Ways To Save Money  that I use and I feel like we are really working towards our goal to put three children through 4 years of college and to retire by the age ...

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Ask A Woman, Wife, Mom, Teacher, Coupon user: What is your Blueberry Factor?

The Blueberry Factor: This is an article about taking care of yourself so you can take care of those you love. The greatest pleasure in my life is giving back to those I love. I do need to "recharge" in order to make this happen. This weekend I am enjoying the fruits of my labor. I think what everyone needs to understand is that we all have a “blueberry factor.” What is a “blueberry factor?” It is what we all work for. In my family the blueberry has become the one item we buy every week no ...

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Tuesday's Tip: Ebay's got coupons!!!

Look for the coupons!!!   I am a huge Ebay shopper. I know what I like and I know what I am willing to pay. What I did not know was Ebay has coupons. Yes, Coupons. Look at the top of your screen towards the left hand side. This is what I found today You Have coupons Available I clicked and lo and behold I could get 8% off my electronic purchases. I mean that is $8.00. I may not use this coupon because I do not need anything but I could save $8.00 off a $100.00 purchase. The secret to living ...

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Expired coupons? Do something GOOD with them

Coupons for Overseas Troops In honor of our troops, we have started a community service project that will support our overseas troops. It turns out that overseas military families can use expired manufactures coupons for up to six months after the expiration date at the commissaries. So, instead of throwing away those unwanted and expired coupons, we are sending them overseas! I know how much these families can use your expired coupons the guy in the picture is my husband and we were in the ...

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Making Dollars out of CHANGE

Are you ready to make dollars out of CHANGE? Change the way you think. Change the way you allocate your time do something for you and your family that you will equal dollars in you pocket. Just remember that pennies add up to dollars. Can you Coupon? Join us for a two hour class that will teach you how to save at least 50% off your grocery bill. You will learn how to get items for FREE and even how to MAKE money shopping. Learn how to organize your coupons with our binder system. Saving money ...

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