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Chores vs. Allowance: Teaching Money Management to our Kids

My two sons are now 8 and 5 (almost 6), and they’ve never received an allowance. Nor do we have…

Free Family Activities in Indianapolis

You don’t have to spend a lot to enjoy the Circle City – check out 6 completely free family activities…

3 Things I Learned as a One-Car Family

Three years ago, I watched as my midsized sedan was towed away from the parking lot of my stepson’s preschool.…

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5 Reasons Your Kids Should Have a Savings Account

With our country’s national debt at an all time high, our economy bouncing back and forth from good to bad and…

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Frugal Friday: Cutting Satellite Television

Welcome to Frugal Friday! This is our fourth installment in conjunction with Money Saving Mom and Simply Rebekah where we talk…

Allowances for Kids

I’m used to babies. I rocked the baby stage. Diapers, bottles, breastfeeding, crawling, putting away everything nice and breakable. I…

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Freelance Friday: Tax Breaks for Freelancers

When you do your taxes for the first time as a freelancer, you might be in for a rude awakening.…

Freelance Friday: Why You Don’t Want a Writer Who Writes for Free

When I was a communications strategist at one of the country’s major research universities, I once hired a writer who offered…

Three Tips for Sticking to a Budget

]One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to start putting money away for emergencies. We have a good amount of savings…

Dear Mumbling Mommy: How Do I Handle Chores and Allowance?

Dear Mumbling Mommy, We have a 2 year old, 5 year old, & 7 year old at home. With school…