Blog post: 6 Tips on Creating a Workable Household Budget
Dave Brady writes about budgeting, money management, and family activities. According to a recent Gallup Poll , 68% of Americans do not currently use a budget to help manage their finances. If you want to maximize the effectiveness of your income, stay out of credit card debt, and build...
Blog post: Budget-Friendly and Healthy, Too
I stumbled across an article about the Top Four Foods for Staying Healthy on a Budget . Want to guess what was on the list? I’ll give you a second… Tomatoes, Beans, Oatmeal, and Pasta. My first inclination when I heard about this list was to try to come up with a recipe that incorpo...
Blog post: A family’s food for a week
Have you ever thought about how much food your family consumes in a week? How about how much money you spend on that week’s worth of food? I recently came across this photo essay from Time on what families around the world eat. The families are photographed with their weekly consumption o...
Blog post: Would You Want a "Mommy Salary"?
Being a full-time, stay-at-home parent is hard work. In fact, many would argue that it is the hardest job you'll ever have. In any other profession, being a full-time chef, childcare provider, housekeeper, chauffer, and nurse (just to name a few of the titles stay-at-home parents tout) al...
Blog post: Apps That Support Your (Faltering) New Year's Resolutions
Three weeks in. Be honest: how's your 2012 New Year's resolution going ? Mine: Not so great. I had hoped to start saving more money (just went out to lunch for $15 instead of packing my lunch -- oops). I was going to stay on top of our laundry piles better (the heap is currently u...
Budgeting for Baby
Your new baby doesn't have to break the bank. Learn how to be fiscally responsible in planning for your children and yourself.
Teen Budget Worksheet
Help your teenager organize his expenses and save his money with this FREE teen budget worksheet. Download the worksheet and save it to your desktop. Your teen can type in his monthly expenses and income, and the worksheet will calculate his budget automatically.
Due to the graphics in this PDF, it may take several minutes to download the file....
Sample Budget Worksheet
Stay comfortably under budget and financially stable with the help of this sample budget worksheet.
Organize your personal finances with this printable budget template.
Track that cash! Learn how to start budgeting your family's expenses -- and stick with it.
Back-to-School Budget Printable
Print off this free budget worksheet to organize your back-to-school savings. Download this interactive printable and save it to your desk top. Once you enter in your budget and spending amounts, the printable will automatically calculate your savings.
The Household Budget
Assess your monthly financial situation, and then plan a budget for you and your family to follow.
Do You Need a Budget?
Here is some advice about how to reduce your expenses.
5 Steps to Teach Your Teen to Budget
Use this short guide to help your teen learn to budget.
Holiday Budget Printable
Stay on top of your money and finances this holiday season with this FREE holiday budget worksheet. You can type in names of friends and family, gift descriptions, and your budget, and the worksheet will calculate your amount budgeted and amount spent automatically....
Setting Up a Budget for Your Child
Set up a budget for your child to guide her spending (and saving) habits. Sticking to a budget will allow her to pay for the things she wants and needs.
Ballerina on a Budget Costume
Follow these simple instructions for a cheap Halloween costume and make a Ballerina on a Budget.
Making a Budget
Learn how to create a budget to help you get your finances in order.
Students will practice finding percentages in this activity.
Holiday Bash on a Budget
December, a month filled with wintry holidays, is a classic time to celebrate with friends and family. The cold outdoor temperatures and diminished daylight hours make a warm, friendly party a welcome treat. Whether you're going to make it a quiet evening with extended family or a boisterous bash with all of your friends, we have some tips and ideas for planning a great holiday party that won't break the bank.