Rules of saving Let’s face it: like anything in the game of life there are rules to live by. If you don’t exactly know the rules, it may be game over before you begin. When it comes to saving, we need to know when, where and how to get our game on.
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Bad economy got you spooked? We know you moms are Secretaries of the Family Treasury. That’s why we’ve put together 101 of our best money-saving ideas to help you cut back on spending without scrimping on living. From saving big at the supermarket to answering your kids’ tough money questions, we’re here to bail you out of financial troubles. 1. Leave your money at home. You can’t spend it if you don’t bring it. Check out 21 other Why-didn’t-I-think-of-that easy money tips from moms.
Mom in charge Spending and saving tips Spending. Saving. Finding the balance. Easier said than done, right? Fatima Mehdikarimi, founder of ShoppingQueen.com, knows how to save money while having a life. “I help consumers shop smart,” she says. When you think about spending and saving, it all comes down to creating a budget and sticking to it. You need to leave room for little splurges or you’ll be more likely to fail altogether.
Mom in charge Survive a recession When it comes to the downward spiral of our economy, there’s a certain level of anxiety and the unknown. While we know we’re immersed in a recession, the good news is we’ll eventually come out of it. The bad news? We don’t know when the end is in sight so we’ll need survival tips to get us through.
Mom in charge Control family expenses Want to keep your spending in check? Here’s a hint: it can be done and get this — it can even be done very well in several simple steps. Just take it from Robert Pagliarini, MSFS, CFP, author of The Six-Day Financial Makeover and president, Pacifica Wealth Advisors, Inc. Forget budgeting, says Pagliarini. Instead he recommends implementing his own PERK system to reduce expenses without budgeting. List all of your expenses and add them together.