The 30-Minute Money Plan for Moms: How to Maximize Your Family Budget in Minimal Time

The 30-Minute Money Plan for Moms: How to Maximize Your Family Budget in Minimal Time

by Catey Hill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478975663
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,009,550
File size: 778 KB

About the Author

Catey Hill is the deputy editor for Dow Jones' Moneyish and has written for The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Forbes, SmartMoney, and more. She has appeared as a personal finance and consumer expert on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, FOX & Friends, and CNN. She has also been featured in numerous magazines, including People, The New York Times, Woman's Day and Cosmopolitan. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, daughter and their cat, Mouse.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part I How to Save Money without Losing Your Mind 1

1 What It Costs to Raise Your Kids Each Year 3

2 Food: Super Supermarket Saving 19

3 Housing: Home Sweet (Affordable) Home 37

4 Clothing: Dress for Less 54

5 Childcare: Picking and Paying for Daycare and Babysitters 62

6 Transportation: Driving Toward Savings 82

7 Education: A Smarter Way to Pay for School and College 89

8 Health Care: The (Financially) Healthy Way to Get and Stay Well 111

9 Vacation: Get Away Deals 131

10 Saving on Everything Else 148

Part II A Mom's Guide to Getting Her Finances Under Control in 30 Minutes a Week 165

11 You Don't Have to Be an Investing Whiz to Build a Solid Nest Egg 167

12 The Smart Way to Manage Your Basic Living Costs 172

13 An Easy Guide to Paying Down Debt 181

14 Getting the Right Insurance (and Other Ways to Protect Your Family) 196

15 Building Up Your Emergency Savings 203

16 Saving for Periods of Financial Freedom (and Eventual Retirement) 211

17 Managing All Your Money in Just 30 Minutes a Week 226

18 When Mama Gets Hers: Maximizing Your "Gravy" Money 241

19 Saving for the Fun Stuff (and Getting a Raise While You're at It!) 252

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