festival survival kit, festival budget, summer festivals, budgeting tips

Summer Festivals on a Budget

With the good weather and the kids out of school, summer is a popular time for festivals, parades, carnivals, and street fairs. Unfortunately, these summer events aren’t cheap. This summer there will be tons of festivals held across the country. With the cost of tickets, transport/parking, accommodation, food, and merchandise,…

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halloween spending, halloween budget, halloween tips

Halloween on a Budget

Celebrating Halloween can be a large expense. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends $87.00 on Halloween staples like costumes, candy, décor, and other necessities. For the average family of four, Halloween expenses could total over $300. To save money, check out these Halloween budget tips! Halloween…

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Budgeting tips for a new baby, Mindful Family, Mindful Living Network

4 Budgeting Tips for a New Baby

Are you expecting an unexpected bundle of joy? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, 49 percent of pregnancies are unplanned, and unfortunately, not all parents are financially prepared. With just four mindful budgeting tips for a new baby you can start saving for your expanding family. Raising a child…

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