Sometimes the thought of anything to do with a dollar sign in front of it is just too much to think about. It can be daunting, but a real problem is most people aren’t spending enough time on an important part of our and our families lives – money. So, it is time to dust off those best of intentions and get down to the task at hand. It’s time to plan for your today and tomorrow, and we’ve consulted with local experts to help you do just that!
We have composed a list of links we hope can help you start the journey of family financial planning and realizing your goals.
Budgeting for Baby
Researching the cost of raising a child can be enough to make any would-be parent’s head spin, but we went straight to the source and asked an expert about how to budget for baby.
Refinancing Your Home
How soon can you refinance a home? Is now a good time? How do families build their credit to refinance? We asked local experts YOUR questions about one of your most important assets – your home.
Your Money Questions Answered
We took our reader’s questions to a local expert who gave advice on everything from saving for your kid’s college, to building credit and funding your IRA.
On Money & Spoiling the Children
“Kids don’t need stuff. They need two things: experience and education.” A great post from a local mom about what kids REALLY need.
10 Ways to Save On Your Power Bill
Some of these tips you’ll have heard before, but others might help you save some serious dinero on your power bill.
How Consignment Can Get You Cash
Even if this isn’t your first rodeo, I think you’ll find a lot of great ideas and information in this post, which is what Rocket City Mom is all about.
Consignment Sales in Huntsville & North Alabama
Our ultimate list of where and when to consign in Huntsville and North Alabama can actually help you drastically reduce your clothing budget.
Is Expensive Ever Worth It?
Some things you splurge on, some you don’t. It’s all about balance, people.
Couponing Without Being an Extremist
Extreme couponers we are not, but this expert proves you don’t have to be a fanatic in order to save a lot of money.
Eating Healthy On a Real Family Budget
Tips, tricks, apps, and more that worked for a local mom who wants to help you save on your grocery bill.
Traveling with Kids on a Budget
If you’re committed to traveling more with your family this year, it doesn’t have to break the bank.
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