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4 Money Tips to Teach Your Kids As A Single Mom by Tasha Danielle of Financial Garden

4 Money Tips to Teach Your Kids As A Single Mom

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How many times as a young adult or even now have you said: “I wish somebody would have told me (insert money topic)”? It’s imperative that parents start and consistently discuss financial literacy with their children, as only 17 states require a personal finance in High School! This leaves a significant amount of years of children not being taught financial basics in the classroom.   Parents often feel overwhelmed at the thought of teaching their children financial literacy due to their own personal financial struggles. But all of one’s personal financial struggles can be turned into a teaching moment. For example,…

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Children's clothing is expensive. This podcast episode shares 7 Ways to Save Money on Children's Clothing (1)

7 Ways to Save Money on Children’s Clothing

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“Didn’t I just buy that?  How is it possible that you need new clothes this soon?” I don’t know if it is just me, but this is something I ask myself all of the time. It feels like every time I get new clothes for my kids the next thing I know they are too small, stained, or already worn out. Kids grow fast and clothing can get a lot of wear and tear. Sometimes it seems hard to replace clothes as fast as children outgrow them and destroy them with stains and holes. As moms, we want to make…

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3 Ways To Declutter and Earn Extra Money For Back To School Shopping

3 Ways To Declutter and Earn Extra Money For Back To School Shopping

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I’m amazed at how much extra income people are making just from decluttering their homes. I’ve talked to some moms who declutter their children’s closets, sell the clothes that their children no longer fit, and earn extra money to cover the costs of new clothes. Children grow fast and back to school time is upon us, therefore now is a great time to declutter, make room for the new clothing, and earn some extra income to cover the costs of the new clothing. If you are thinking about selling your old stuff, then: Clean out closets and other places where…

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The Top 5 Things That Can Destroy Your Budget And How To Overcome Them

5 Things That Can Destroy Your Budget And How To Overcome Them

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Do you wish you could save?   Do you believe that if you had more savings, less debt or better financial management skills then you could do more with your children?  Do you wish that you could invest more, buy a home, or make a guilt-free splurge? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then what is stopping you? The critical step to getting started on your financial plan is to create a budget which is a plan for how you will spend your money and what you plan to do to make sure that your money also…

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In this podcast we will discuss How Having A Now Mindset Can Impact Your Money. We will discuss what single moms can do to manage their money with a longer term focus.

How Having A “Now” Mindset Can Impact Your Money

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Do you feel like a great SALE pops up every time you make a commitment to save, invest, or manage your money better? You feel like you work hard so you deserve to treat yourself? Does the thought of working hard but not being able to splurge on yourself and your children seem restrictive? You work hard.  Actually, you work very hard. The thought of rewarding yourself for your hard work or doing something extra for your children is so tempting.  I know how it feels to get a little extra and want to use that to buy something for my twins, to…

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