My mom taught me many lessons about money that have served me well. I hope to do the same. Here are a few things I want my kids to know about money.
We all know that kids can be expensive, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some easy ways to save money. One of the best ways is to buy used kids clothes! They’re a lot easier to find than you may think.
Huzzah! The Christmas season is finally over, and DAAAAYUUMMM am I glad. Now that we’ve finally dug ourselves out from the avalanche of new Frozen items, it is nice to sit back and reflect a little about this Christmas season. Along with spending quality family time with our kids, we also tried to use this […]
Good morning, thriftaholics. I honestly cannot believe that it is December already. Where did this year go? It seems like I was just plotting out our goals for 2014! Craziness. Anyway, I am pretty happy with how our year went both financially and personally. We did really awesome when it came to creating a zero-sum budget […]
I have to admit a little secret. Seriously though…let’s keep this on the “DL”, m’kay? Don’t tell Holly. She’ll give me grief about it for, like, 8 million years. Here goes… I am slightly afraid of flying.
Recently, having kids has become a hot topic in the personal finance world. I certainly don’t blame anyone for taking their finances into consideration before deciding to have kids. And, quite frankly, I think we’d be better off as a society if more people took the time to ask a few questions before getting preggers. That isn’t to say […]
The following is a guest post by Julian Hearn at “Happier.” If you are interested in guest posting at Club Thrifty, please see our guest posting guidelines. As moms, we constantly worry about what our kids will takeaway from us and what they’ll adopt from society. And, as Holly pointed out in her post “What I […]
Ah, parenthood! You have heard it before, but it is true; there is nothing in life quite as wonderful as becoming a parent. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve always loved my wife. Still, the love of a parent is a different type all together. It is unfailing, unconditional, and it is a love that I never understood […]
Today is my daughter’s first birthday, and I have big dreams for her. I also have big dreams for her sister, who is three. When I think of what their life may be like, I have many fears for them. What kind of education will my children be able to afford? What will the job […]