At a recent soccer game, I was talking with one mom whose husband was out of work, and who had recently gone back to work because "she had to." Money was tight in the household. As she explained her son's scaled-back birthday, she spoke in a hushed tone, obviously embarrassed. Why do moms feel ashamed of the age-old art of saving money?
I'll admit it. I watch "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." While I am constantly entertained, there is one aspect of the show that makes my skin crawl more than Kim's wigs ... it's the BLING!
All the coupon-clipping, rebating, and saving scheming came down to one important moment for my daughter.
Some people (my husband included) might think that I like clutter, but keeping things that I may not need is a surefire way of saving money when I do need them later.
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Single mom Shelle Curley can't afford to send her son to the prestigious high school to which he was accepted. So she took matters into her own hands.
It was my husband's birthday this week, and I got him a gift that will end up saving us a ton of money over the years. It is compact, fun for the whole family, and promotes togetherness.