Katie Katie Parsons is the creator of Mumbling Mommy and is a freelance writer, editor and communications specialist. She works from her home office on the east coast of Florida. Most often she writes about life in a combined family of five children and what it's like being a full time work-from-home parent. Feel free to pitch guest post ideas or just drop her a line at katie@mumblingmommy.com.

Families are usually pretty strapped for cash. It seems that all of the money that comes in goes right back out to pay for things like, oh I don’t know, food? Shelter? Gas?

But there are times when every family finds a little pocket of extra cash. Maybe it comes in the form of a gift or a tax return. Or maybe you just discover that somehow you have gotten ahead for the month. What does your family do with that cash?

Take our weekly poll (in the right hand column) and tell us what your family does with that elusive extra buck.

Category: Family Finances

Tags: families