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October 16, 2013

How Much Does It Cost To Raise A Kid in 2013?

Whether you are a parent or not, you’re probably well aware that raising a child isn’t cheap. The cost of diapers, clothes, healthcare, housing and countless other expenses add up – but have you ever tried to put a number on the annual cost of raising a child? The answer depends heavily on a family’s […]

by Briana Fabbri
Travel Finances
October 7, 2013

10 Ways to Protect Your Finances While Traveling

Vacation is a time to unplug and relax, but that doesn’t mean it’s an excuse to drop the ball on financial security. From maintaining a tight travel budget to protecting yourself from credit fraud, theft and missed bills, it’s important to head into your next trip with a smart financial protection plan. Here are 10 […]

by Briana Fabbri
Staycation Tips
September 30, 2013

10 Tips For Planning A Fun & Affordable Staycation

A lavish vacation may be out of the question this year, but what about a staycation? According to an infographic from, 24% of Americans are likely to take a staycation in the coming year. Wikipedia defines the staycation as “a period in which an individual or family stays home and participates in leisure activities […]

by Briana Fabbri
Healthy Groceries on a Budget: Tips for Supermarket Success
September 20, 2013

Healthy Groceries on a Budget: Tips for Supermarket Success

A commonly cited excuse for unhealthy eating is that produce, organic and other healthy foods tend to be significantly more expensive than their empty calorie counterparts. Is that classic excuse legitimate, though? In 2012 the USDA made it their mission to find out. The title of the report, “Are Healthy Foods Really More Expensive? It […]

by Briana Fabbri
School Lunch
August 26, 2013

Pack School Lunches On A Shoestring Budget

Back-to-school season is upon us! In recent weeks we’ve talked about how to save cash on your child’s pencils, notebooks and other supplies, and we also covered a few strategies for staying within your budget for school clothing. These costs can certainly pile up, but for the most part they are one-time expenses that you […]

by Briana Fabbri

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