Is Mom Direct About Saving Money?

  When it comes to mom, she is oftentimes the one member of the household who knows how to save money. Whether it is cutting down on electric bills, saving money at the store, finding good deals on home improvements, mom is the one coming through time and time again with savings. So, what can mom do to lower the charges families pay to enjoy television? Research Providers and Get the Best Deal To start out with, doing one’s research … [Read more...]

Kid Activities From

T. Rowe Price had an excellent Financial Fitness Calendar for August on which I was eager to play a part in with my children.  There were many suggested activities for children and their families that were perfect for stimulating financial awareness.  After running through the calendar, I chose three activities that I thought would catch my boys’ interest the most. Activity 1:  Organize A Blind Taste Test Activity 2:  … [Read more...]

Guest Blogger from

Do you remember reading The Little Engine That Could as a child, or have you read this classic to a child lately?  My husband bought this book for our kids this weekend.  I could remember reading it a long time ago, but could only remember  "I Think I Can, I Think I Can" when he mentioned this story.  The boys both enjoyed the book, the trains really grabbed their attention. The following post comes directly from the author of … [Read more...]

Clean Out Your Closets and Make Extra Spending Money

Christmas will be here soon, along with many new items that you may not have room for.  Many people are looking for deals right now onEbay, Craigslist or area websites.  If you can make time to gather up your unwanted items such as toys, Christmas Decorations, Artificial Trees you no longer want to use,  party clothes, gently used kids shoes, and coats, you could sell them on Ebay, local newspapers, consignment shops or donate them to the women's … [Read more...]