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    Balanced Finances

    How I Save Money Without Even Thinking About It

    If you’re anything like me, you are terrible at saving money. Money seems to slip through my fingers. Even though I’ve managed to pay off $40,000 of debt in the past few years, I still haven’t mastered budgeting. But I have found a way to systematically save money each month without even thinking about it.  If you’re terrible at saving money too, LISTEN UP!  This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. You can read my full disclaimer here. You know how they save there’s an app for everything nowadays? Well, there’s even an app for saving…

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    7 Work at Home Ideas for Busy Moms

    When you’re a mom, sometimes working seems like a lose-lose situation. You lose time with your kids and you lose money from your paycheck to childcare. And if you have more than one child, forget it. Daycare costs force many otherwise career-driven women to stay home because it doesn’t feel like it’s worth it to work. But what if we have goals like getting out of debt or saving money for our kids’ college? It can be hard to reach financial goals on a single income or even on two incomes while paying for childcare. Or what if some of us want to be stay-at-home moms but are already living…