Recurring Expenses: Carters

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How to Cut Corners on Monthly Expenses

I would love to stay home but need to cut corners, except for using coupons on food what are some other ways you have cut corners on bills and other monthly expenses. We rent and have credit card debt and I have two infants (3 week old twins). Any ideas.

Clothing & Accessories

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Maternity Clothing Suggestions

We are looking to get pregnant in the next few months and I, of course, am trying to overprepare. I am already looking into maternity clothing so that it's not so expensive on that day that I wake up and can't fit into any of my prepregnancy clothes because the baby had an overnight growth spurt. With my first pregnancy I started the pregnancy in a size 18, so needless to say finding maternity clothing at a decent price that fit right was somewhat of a challenge. I have worked my butt off, literally and figuratively, and almost 4 years...

Credit Cards & Interest

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How to Cut Corners on Monthly Expenses

I would love to stay home but need to cut corners, except for using coupons on food what are some other ways you have cut corners on bills and other monthly expenses. We rent and have credit card debt and I have two infants (3 week old twins). Any ideas.

Food

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Baby Budget - NEED NUMBERS!

We have a 1 week old baby! (Yay, I know - - - I'm overjoyed) But we're also going through a bit of a financial crisis at the same time so we are going through a financial counselor. He wants us to itemize out EVERYTHING & I mean EVERYTHING, for a month to get an average. I know that a newborn differs from a 6 month old & a 6month old differs from a 12 month old so let's compare. What do you spend & on WHAT exactly? How much on diapers? Formula? If not formula - how much on baby food? Clothes? Medicines Lotions/baby baths/etc...

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Costco Worth It?

What is really worth buying at Costco? We'd be interested in products for...

Gifts

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How Much Do You Spend on a Typical Outfit for Your Toddler?

My hubby says that I spend too much money on our youngest. He says that he's only 2 years old and dont require all of that. I ususally spend $45 for a pair of sneaks and like $40 or so for an outfit. Now whats so wrong with that? How much do you spend?

Insurance

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Need Help Finding a Good OBGYN

I need help finding a good OBGYN. I changed my insurance to my husband's work insurance because I'm not working any more. The doctor who delivered my seven month old daughter doesn't take my current insurance. I'm covered under AvMed which is an HMO. I could chioce any doctor from the network but I would rather get recommendations for a good doctor and then call to see if they will take my insurance.Just wondering if any can recommend a doctor? I just found out that I'm pregnant and I just had my daughter seven months ago. I'm trying not to...

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What Do I Need??

Hi all, I'm a first time mom to be, expecting a baby boy in 5 weeks and...

Transportation

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What Do I Need??

Hi all, I'm a first time mom to be, expecting a baby boy in 5 weeks and can't wait!! Any advise on the things you couldn't live without? We have a crib, car seat, stroller, bassinette, a my breast friend... what else do i need? thanks for sharing your experiences!