treasure chest of 5 quick tips on how to save money with kids will come to your
budget in detail when it comes to shopping – be it grocery or clothes, make
sure that you shop smart and save up on unnecessary indulgences. Having
children can make you an impulsive buyer, worse still they might have a huge
impact on what brand you pick – but you have to be certain that the final
decision is made by you.
around, means games consoles, TVs and lights left on, extra air conditioning
families can face huge fuel bills, leaving many worrying about how to save
Little do they
know that a lot can be saved if only we had the smartness to change and be
optimal with our fuel options.
Taking the family to movies every weekend or to the mall can turn
out to be expensive!
Make sure that you include Museums, and visits to the Zoo or the
park on the list. It’s not only easy on your pocket but it also makes sure that
entertainment becomes educational to your children.
Proper Family Budget
Like we insist
in all of our posts, make sure that you include your children while you budget.
Making sure that they know the family income and expenses will make it easier
for you in the end.
Insurance and Wills
is well worth considering if you've got kids.
Level term life assurance is one of the cheapest ways to protect your
family's income if you die, because it will pay a fixed amount to your
If you've assets
such as savings or a house, and others you'd like to look after, consider
making a will. Although it’s a sobering question, it’s always better to be
ready with an answer to, ‘If you die,
what'd happen to your kids?’
WRITTEN BY: BALAKARTHIGA. M
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