How Your Teens Become Responsible Adults

As many of you already know I have four kids, but three are pretty much independent. My oldest lives on her own and has for a few years. My boys are 16 and 18 and still live at home. They are both at the age where they can handle responsibilities and extra tasks with noContinue Reading …

Guide To Stretching Your Dollar Further

The unfortunate truth is a very large number of people live paycheck to paycheck. Unless you happen to be in the small class of individuals who aren’t concerned with saving money because you have an endless supply of it, chances are pretty good you would benefit from learning how to stretch the dollar a littleContinue Reading …

Feeding a family of 8 a Holiday Feast on a Budget #SaveMoneyEatBetter

With four children, we are used to feeding a crowd. Most days someone has a friend over for dinner or my parents (or a neighbour) are here, so having eight people at the dinner table is very normal. I have been told too many times that I cook to feed a crowd. I figure, evenContinue Reading …

Save Money Around the House by Preventing These Catastrophes

No homeowner wants to throw away money. Most ordinary people simply don’t have money to throw away. You really need to make sure that your home is prepared to deal with the worst if you want to avoid doing this. If your home is not prepared for whatever might strike it, then you will endContinue Reading …

How to spend less this holiday season

The holidays are approaching and that means it is time to buy gifts for family members and friends. It’s a wonderful time of year and purchasing gifts can be fun but it can also be overwhelming. How can you be sure that you won’t go crazy spending money this holiday season? Set a budget OneContinue Reading …

Frequent Flyers: Why Not Save Up And Take The Trip Of A Lifetime?

Image source Quality or quantity? If someone came up to you and posed that question, without any other information, what would you say? It’s hard to think of a situation in which most of us wouldn’t go for the latter. Food? Yes, portion sizes matter, but a big plate of bad pasta is still justContinue Reading …

The Beauty Of Technology: How It Can Help You To Make Some Extra Cash

When you have a sizeable family, you’re always on the lookout for ways to make a little extra cash. Or, if not make extra money, save some. That’s where technology comes in – as a money making resource it is fantastic. A lot of people scoff at the idea of earning money via technology, especiallyContinue Reading …

Fantastic Family Days Out That Don’t Cost The Earth

The holidays are here! For many parents, weeks of entertaining kids await. So, how do you keep your kids amused without spending a fortune? If you’re looking to plan some fun days out this summer, here are some fantastic ideas that won’t break the bank. The beach If you’re lucky enough to live by theContinue Reading …