Home And Business Finances For Work At Home Moms

Looking for advice to save money on your grocery (or any other) bills to put more money into your vacation or startup budget? Looking for advice on how to get your business started on a shoestring budget? Looking for tips on teaching your children (or spouse) the value of a dollar? Need advice on creating a budget for your home or business? We’ve been there. Below you’ll find tips on organizing both your business and household finances – and maximizing them both.

Seven Ideas for Spinning that Spare Room into Financial Freedom

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Are you wondering what to do with a newly spare room in your home? Whether your child has left for college or a relative who needed a place to stay has moved out, it can be hard to decide how to make use of a vacant room. But imagine how much money would be going […]

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3 Apps That Teach Kids Money Management Skills

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I wouldn’t give up my career as a work-from-home mom for the world — after all, you can’t beat perks such as cost-free child care, flexible work hours, and the ability to watch your kids grow up and help them whenever they need you. But, there is a downside to this independent existence as well, […]

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12 Awesome Tools for Your Home Based Business for Less Than $75 Per Month (Combined)

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Running a home based business quickly gets complicated – especially once you start finding success and your business continues to grow. Below are some of the tools and services (both free and paid) that I use to help me keep my business organized, functioning smoothly and growing – and the grand total for them all […]

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Teaching Your Children About Loans

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My kids are constantly asking for money. When they were little, they wanted candy, toys and computer games. Now, it’s Hollister and Abercrombie and Fitch clothing, data plans and money for the movies. At some point, they’ll want a car, an education and a house.  As such, they’ll need to understand how loans work so […]

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Get Pocket Your Dollars by Carrie Rocha and Save 50%

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My blogging friend (and past contributor to itsaWAHMthing.com), Carrie Rocha from Pocket Your Dollars, wrote a book called Pocket Your Dollars: 5 Attitude Changes That Will Help You Pay Down Debt, Avoid Financial Stress, & Keep More of What You Make. It’s Barnes & Noble’s Deal of the Day now through Tuesday 11/20 at 8:59 EST, […]

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Taking Steps Towards A Healthy Financial Future

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With the economy the way it is right now, it very important to stay on track financially. No one knows what tomorrow is going to bring. You want a financial plan to follow to best stay in control of your finances. There are several things you should be doing in order to stay on track […]

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Using Barter to Help Your Home Business Succeed

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Bartering makes sense for Mompreneurs. What’s better than exchanging services instead of spending cash to buy necessary goods or services? Especially during seasons when your home business runs short on cash or your favorite customer gets laid off from her job; bartering can help your home business succeed.

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Start a Financial Emergency Fund Today

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Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon in the song Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) It never fails; the very moment when you think you’re on a roll and you might have a little extra cash left over for something crazy and fun, the unexpected happens. Your transmission went or […]

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How To Find And Compare Health Insurance Plans

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I became the primary breadwinner for my family in February 2009. My husband and I had agreed that he’d quit his job as an International Sales Rep to go to graduate school at night and be a stay-at-home dad by day. I’d continue working at a Minneapolis-based non-profit.  Three weeks after we made that transition […]

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How Do I Choose A Financial Institution?

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With the turmoil in the world and in the economy right now, many people are moving their money out of the big banks.  However, how you decide where to move your money?  Here are a few things you should be looking at before you change banks: 1.  Fees.  I hate fees. I personally use a […]

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