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Moms: Find Out What You're Worth

It wasn’t any easy task, but Salary.com recently estimated what it would cost to replace a stay-at-home mom (SAHM). According to their calculations, stay-at-home moms are worth $118,905 a year, based on the 10 most time-consuming jobs they perform. read more

Being a Mom is About …

Being a mom is about more than just having a handy supply of kisses and encouragement. It’s also about being smart and resourceful — knowing when to face challenges and when to be kind to yourself. Being a mom also means tackling the money side of motherhood. read more

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5 Tips for a Calmer Christmas

I was unprepared for the first Christmas after my oldest was born. I was so excited to share the magic with my child. And then reality hit. As a new stay-at-home mom with a new addition to the family, our finances were being strained in new and uncomfortable ways. read more

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5 Tactics to Minimize Money Stress Over the Holidays

As an expert avoider myself, I have found facing the source of anxiety head-on is always the best approach in the long run. So figure out where your worry is centered and make a plan. Here are few tactics that can help move your holiday spirit from one of tension to relaxation. read more

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Do you have spending leaks?

There are dozens of things you buy with your limited supply of money each month without thinking. Find out if you have spending leaks in your life – and how to plug them. read more