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.
You’ve baked, you’ve bought, you’ve entertained, you’ve travelled – the annual holiday rush is done. With all of the guests, gifts, toys, clutter and clean-up, the house can feel a bit overrun. For at least the month of December, you have probably been doing a lot for others. Now is the time to consider doing something for yourself. Why not create a space that’s all yours? The Master Bedroom is a place that’s made for rest, but you can also transform it into a personal oasis, away from the regular hustle and bustle of your home.
If one of your New Year’s resolutions involves spending more time with your family, you’re not alone. Each year around the holidays, polls conducted consistently show that many of us vow to appreciate loved ones and spend more time with family and friends in the coming year. The good news is that with advice from time management experts and some personal motivation, it’s not as difficult as you may imagine.
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