Budgeting the Old-Fashioned Way

    Budgeting is a fairly simple process once you know how. You might have observed your grandmother perform miracles with much less than what you probably earn today. Of course, things were much cheaper back then. But the fact remains that you can develop a talent for saving in a simple and realistic manner.… Read More

Top 10 Ways to Budget Better

    Creating and sticking to a budget does not imply that you have to lose out on important things.  A workable and practical budget will allow you to put a brake on needless expenses as well as allowing you to do the things that your family enjoys.  Families that sit down and talk about… Read More

Preparing for a New Baby on a Budget

    Preparing for a baby is packed with its share of joyous moments tempered with bouts of overwhelming anxiety about your budget constraints. The process involves learning to juggle your expenses while avoiding compromise on quality and safety standards of the products you buy. The colourful displays of attractive baby paraphernalia can present an… Read More

Large family budgeting – cloth nappies

One of the main questions we often get as a large family is, “How do you afford it?”.  I talk in more detail about our history and how we got to where we are now in our book.  We aren’t wealthy by any means but we get by. One huge saving is that on nappies… Read More