Being a single mom makes you a superhero. There is no question about it: you do it all and your kids will realize just how great you are…later in life. Until they get older, you will do a thankless job that includes carrying the financial weight of your house.
Energy bills are one of the biggest costs for any homeowner. Luckily, you can take several steps to reduce the amount of energy you use and lower your costs. Discover four simple and affordable ways to make your home a more energy-efficient space.
From mortgage payments and utilities to home maintenance and upkeep, homeowners have many expenses. Add in the hidden costs that can drive up your bills and owning a home can become expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Explore three simple things you can do to help reduce hidden costs and make your home a […]
When it comes to getting your future under control, you really need to be thinking long term. Consider what you want, when you want to retire and what you want to leave behind for your family. It isn’t a small ask for most people to sit down and work out how much they need to […]
Sending your kids off to college is one of the very best things that you can do as a parent. After all, we are living in a time when having a degree is often considered the most important indicator of future success. The trouble is, college isn’t cheap. Just thinking about the costs associated with […]
Vacations aren’t cheap, even if you just plan to take the kid’s camping. However, if you are planning that massive once in a lifetime experience, the cost can skyrocket! Luckily you can discover some strategies that can help you pay for your dream, family holiday. In fact, all you need to do is read the […]
Christmas can be an expensive time of year, and when you’re under stress from the holidays, you don’t always make the soundest financial decisions. It’s easy to just put it on plastic and forget about it. Unfortunately, it takes on average five months to get out of Christmas debt and that’s on top of debt […]
Most of us find there comes the point when we need to decide on the current size of our home. Whether your family has increased in size, your personal circumstances have changed, or you just find that you are simply outgrowing what used to be the perfect sized home for you many years ago; the […]
Use the best family budget app to get your finances in order, plan future expenses, and budget wisely. Today apps like Mint, Spendee, or PocketGuard can teach your entire family to be more aware of the money. Some of these solutions are so advanced, they can be your personal finance advisors and help you grow […]
Managing husband and wife finances correctly is a secret not only for your financial success but also for a happy marriage. You can join your accounts, keep them separate, or use a ‘hybrid’ option. No method is perfect and you should choose based on your situation and personal habits.