Tips for Teaching Children Good Financial Habits


Having good financial habits is essential to make it in today’s world. It is important to teach your children how to handle money responsibly now so they will have an easier time with their own finances when they are older. Fortunately, following these tips can help you establish effective habits in your little ones: Give […]

Living on a Budget 14: The Unexpected


Summer has come and almost gone. This week the kids head back to school and the older kids have already left for university and college. Our roads will become quiet again as the tourists stay at home, leaving us locals one last chance to enjoy the beach and warm weather. Do I sound a little […]

Living On A Budget 8: Rainy Day Fund

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This week I have much to be thankful for. On Friday my husband was in a rather serious car accident. He came out of it unscathed but unfortunately our car did not. As I write this we are still waiting to hear what the insurance company will do with our car, will they repair it […]

5 Ingenious Methods to Save Money Each Month

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In these uncertain economic times, it would be wise to save for a rainy day and priorities in life. Though it can be very difficult to change spending habits, here are five ingenious methods and tips to save money each month. 1. Keeping Tracking One of the best way to save some money and control […]

Living on a Budget: Part 1

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  Lately my husband and I have been thinking a lot about retirement. On our big event list this is the biggest event coming up. Our kids have flown the nest and it’s just the two of us and our pups that remain in our family home. We live in a small lake side community […]

Top 10 Ways To Save Money on Groceries


We all want to find new ways to save ourselves some money each month. With food shopping coming in as one of the most expensive monthly outgoings, changing our shopping habits with these ten tips could mean you will save money on groceries and have money for other things. Get Organised to Save Money Try planning […]

A Little Bit Of Education Could Help Your Kids Save A Lot!

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So, I’m staring at my bank account. Where did it all go? I’m sure many of us have been in this position but, as feelings go, there are few worse. I am only now starting to learn habits I wish I had from an early age. So here are some excellent tips to teach your […]