Month: November 2012

Teaching kids the importance of saving up

  When I was a little girl, I remember my mother always telling me how important it was to “save for a rainy day”. I never really understood what she meant. I simply feigned comprehension and nodded several times, acting as if I knew what it was all about. Props go out to me for

Know Your Ways in Stretching the Family Budget

One of the hobbies my kids enjoy the most is swimming. If I had a choice, there’s only one thing I’d want to be swimming in: money! A sea of cold hard cash! But in today’s trying times, that seems highly unlikely. There’s just so much spending that goes on in and around the family