Category Archives : Finance – Saving Money


14 Money Saving Back to School Strategies

It’s amazing how fast the summer flies, and before you know it’s time to get ready for another school year, whether for preschool, kindergarten or elementary. Which can mean everything from backpacks, lunch boxes, school supplies, clothing, shoes and so much more. Here are my money saving tips based on my Mom experience including being […]

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Tips for Black Friday Shopping for Families with Young Children 1

The lure of saving money that Black Friday holds is very appealing, but traipsing out to crowded stores and standing in long checkout lines with young children is not. Here are some tips from our Mom experience. Also check out our budget saving ideas for the holidays at gooseling.com/2013/11/07/money-saving-holidays.   Don’t feel pressured to do the […]

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Money Saving Ideas for Fun Family Holidays 1

‘Tis the season for holiday preparations. This should be a joyous time focused on the meaning of the holidays, but it’s easy to get carried away with the presents and regalia, leading to financial stress. Those of us who celebrate Hanukkah have an earlier than ever deadline this year with it starting the night before Thanksgiving! […]


Money Saving Tips for Frugal Families 2

Groceries: Only buy what produce your family will eat before it goes bad. Write a shopping list before you go to the store. Based on the meals your family likes, buy produce that is in season and on sale. Stock up on non-perishable items when on sale or on a coupon at warehouse stores, or […]

Apples in Cartons in Warehouse Store