Kids

The Money Mill: 2017 Year in Review

Two-Thousand Seventeen has been an interesting year! As we wind down 2017 and prepare for 2018, let’s take a look...

Christmas Traditions and Growing Families

How we feel about the holidays is often linked to our experiences as we were growing up. Real tree or...

Budget Friendly Birthday Parties

I recently threw a birthday party for my 6-year old. This year, I wanted to invite her classmates and friends...

Saving on School Lunches: 30 Foods that are Surprisingly Good Cold!

In this third, and final, iteration of saving on school lunches we will talk about leftovers. When most of us...

Saving on School Lunches Part 1: Are Bento Boxes Right for You?

Shortly before school started a few weeks ago, my husband announced that we would be sending lunches to school with...

Ideas to Keep Kids Learning and Moving During Summer Break

School is out soon which leaves parents with that age old question: What to do with the kids? Last year,...

Parents: Why You Should Start Saving For College Now

Thirty thousand dollars is a lot of money. With that much cash, you could buy a brand new Nissan 370Z...

14 Thrifty Gift Giving Ideas for Friends and Family

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduations, the Holiday Season, and other celebrations always require more than just simple recognition. Looking for...

What to do with all those toys after Christmas?

Christmas has come and gone. The kids are happy with their new toys. Now you are ready to clean up...

Parenting: 7 Money-Saving Tips for Teens

Most teenagers probably won’t leap at the prospect of learning about personal finance on their own. That’s why it’s important...

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