BBL 178: Living Well on a Budget with a Growing Family

Money and kids - are they like oil and water? You can enjoy both your money and your kids - today's episode talks about living well on a budget with a growing family!

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Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • How to let go of fear and find happiness - even on a budget!
  • The pros and cons of ultra-frugality
  • Government assistance - should you accept it?
  • How to figure out how much money you really need
  • Why budgeting is your friend and not your foe (and how apps can help)
  • How to set up a simple budget that works
  • Why you should never say “no” to hand-me-downs!
  • Tips for shopping for kids on a budget
  • How to plan family activities and traditions that are low (or no) cost
  • Important: Create a family culture that doesn’t rely on spending
  • Why how you think about OTHER people’s money is important
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