Financial Problems: Older Child

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Just Lost My job.....pregnant W/two Kids - NEED BUDGET CUTTING IDEAS!

I just lost my job, so our household income is now about half what it was. I am 5 months pregnant, so finding another job right now might prove challenging to say the least. I am considering staying home, but I need ideas to cut our budget DRAMATICALLY. Some of the things we cannot cut, such as school loan repayments, etc. Luckily, we do not live on more than we earn, so we will be able to make it on my hubby's income for a while, I hope. But, we are losing 50k a year, so we need to make some drastic changes in our lifetstyle. Our...


Troubled 7 Year Old

Hello everyone, I need some help. My seven year old has changed his...


401K & Foreclosure

My husband and I are having a lot of financial struggles... since I started...

Job Loss

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Would You Let Your 9 Year Old Walk Home from School?

My 9 year old son wants to walk to his friend's house after school on Friday. He would be walking with his friend & the distance is probably less than a mile. The neighborhood is good, but I'm nervous. I won't be home until around 6 because I work. My son has told me that his friend's parents think that I am too overly protective. I have a neighbor in law enforcement that mentioned that there are 5 pedaphiles (excuse the spelling) in the area. They aparently don't show up on the internet list for various reasons such as they are still...