Monthly Archives: January 2017

62+ Smart Ways for Parents to Save Money Online

If you’re anything like us, you probably make some attempts to be mindful of your expenses, but always feel like you could (and should) be saving more money. Kids are expensive – especially when you consider things like paying for their college tuition one day. For us, saving money is challenging because we’re fortunate enough to be in a position …

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Ultimate Guide to The Best Childcare Options for Infants

Best Childcare Options for Parents

One thing my wife and I have discussed and debated with regards to our baby girl is how we want to handle childcare, considering we both work full time jobs.  And I’m guessing we’re not alone in trying to figure out the best childcare options (for infants especially). Our general debate was “daycare or in-home nanny” because those were really the …

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How to Pick a Baby Name in 2017 (And Not Screw It Up)

Figuring out how to pick a baby name is highly subjective process.  You might like one name…that your spouse absolutely hates. In fact, it’s very likely that this is the case. You go through the baby name lists online, each of you striking names from the list that you don’t like. Your wife loves “Emma,” but Emma was the name …

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Should I Start a 529 (College Savings) Plan for My Child?

As a parent, one of the hot topics in personal finance that you’ll often see discussed is saving for your child’s college education. While some parents prefer to save their child’s college fund in a glass jar or underneath their mattress, there are certainly a lot of better options out there: one of which is a 529 Plan. (Whether or …

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