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12 Money Saving Tips

By Erin Lozano

Create a budget -- This is one of those tasks in our household that is right up there with brushing your teeth. It is a must do and it is on the calendar every week. Every Sunday I make a meal plan for the week and I refine our weekly budget. Out of this process I developed a cash flow management
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15 Simple Ways to Lower Your Monthly Budget

By JustMommies staff

For many of us, frugal living is scary. Yet, most of us would like to spend less and have more money in our pockets at the end of the month. When you start thinking about cutting down your bills, it might seem like there isn’t a lot you can do to save money. You might think of a lot of little things
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4 Ways to Recession Proof Your Family Finances

By JustMommies staff

It doesn’t take an economic wizard to know that we’re living in tough times. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, but there are still ways to protect your finances and try to make your family recession proof. During difficult economic times it’s more important than ever to be prepared for unexpected
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An Emotional Stimulus Plan: Why you need one to succeed in turbulent times.

By Margie Warrell

Yesterday a friend emailed me to say that after years trying to make it as a freelance writer she's admitted defeat and is now trying to find a paying job. I replied to her that she needed to drop the 'defeated' talk and instead reframe her situation more positively. That is that she enjoys freelance
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Basic Legal Recommendations for Women

By JustMommies staff

According to Toledo attorney, Stephen Pennington, there are some fundamental legal concerns that every woman should understand, plan, and prepare for in order to best protect her financial assets in lieu of a possible divorce, death of a spouse, or for simple common sense financial survival. It is
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Bi-Weekly Mortgage Calculator

By JustMommies staff

This calculator will show you how much you will save if you make 1/2 of your mortgage payment every two weeks instead of making a full mortgage payment once a month. In effect, you will be making one extra mortgage payment per year--without hardly noticing the additional cash outflow. But, as your about
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Can You Afford to be a Stay at Home Mom?

By JustMommies staff

Deciding whether or not you can stay at home after you have a baby can be a big decision. Emotions play a big factor, especially after holding your precious newborn for the first time. It's hard to imagine leaving this tiny little thing with a stranger. On the other hand, you can gain a tremendous sense
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Four Tips to Start Saving More Money Now

By Pamela Yellen

Building your savings -- not an easy task in the best of times -- has become even more of a challenge. While women typically earn less than men in most occupations, the good news is that women's jobs have mainly held up during the recession. Women have a 20% lower unemployment rate than men, according
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Homeschooling and Higher Education

By Patricia Wood

As a result of the recent growth of homeschooling in the US, colleges and universities have received an increasing number of application from home-schooled students. Admissions offices have found it necessary to assess whether and how their admissions requirements should be modified to allow fair review
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Money Matters: Strengthen Your Marriage by Putting Finances in Order

By JustMommies staff

by Cynthia Cooper, Ph.D The Marriage Medics Did you know that 43% of all married couples argue over money issues, making it the major reason couples fight? If you and your spouse handle money differently, now is the time to talk, establish expectations, and draw up a financial plan. Money is a very big
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