You can be a wiz at turning your child’s old clothes into credit at your local consignment store. With the credit you earn from the clothes you consign, you can buy ‘new’ clothes in your child’s next size. Think for a moment about all that ketchup, paint and grass in your child’s future, and I bet you’ll jump at the chance to pay the lower price for second-hand clothes.
You’re ready for that new house. It might be that your current home isn’t what your family needs, or your family has decided to take the leap into homeownership for the first time. Whatever it may be, it is always good to see what options are available. It is important to be able to find what will be best for you and your family’s needs, both now, and in the future.
We know how hard it is to stay on budget when you are running a busy household. And surprisingly, more money is not the solution to spending less. Many people simply spend more when their income increases. The key to money management is mindful spending; carefully choosing where you want your money to go. Before you pull out that credit card again, read these 10 practical tips to help the whole family decrease unnecessary spending.
If you have a family, filing an income tax return is about more than just declaring what you owe - it’s an opportunity to take advantage of the many credits and benefits available to support your family finances. The deadline to file your personal income tax and benefit return is April 30, but why wait - especially if you’re expecting a refund or claiming benefits.
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