Understanding Money

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Allowances and Finances

P.M. asks from San Antonio

Recently I read different ways parents teach their children the value of money. Some give their children a weekly allowance, some give them a monthly allowance, some...


Combining Finances - How Do You Do It?

S.J. asks from Charlottesville

I am new to this site so I am hoping that I can get some good advice on what to do. My daughter was born 3 months ago and my husband and I are trying to figure out h...


Finances Question

K.B. asks from St. Louis

So I know Dave Ramsey is loved by mamapedia users everywhere and I have reviewed his site for some tips on how to fix my finances, but I'm still struggling and wonder...


What Methods Do You Use to Teach Your Child the Value of Money?

J.B. asks from Bellingham

My husband and I are starting to think about starting up an allowance for our 4 year old. We would like to hear some ideas that others have used to teach their child...


Stay at Home Moms and Finances

S.T. asks from Kansas City

Hi I'm a soon to be stay at home mom of two and will be watching my 5 month old niece. Just wondering what other stay at home moms do about finances like groceries, f...


Working Out the Finances in Marriage

A.B. asks from Chicago

Hi Moms, I'm just curious to see how other families manage their financial situation. My husband works full time and I work almost full time running a small in-ho...


How Can a 10-Year Old Can Earn Money Fast?

C.M. asks from Chicago

This year my daughter wants to go to the American Girl store for the unveiling of the American Girl of the Year. She's excited because this year's American Girl is a ...


Teaching the Value of Money

C.M. asks from Chicago

I'm not sure if this is typical of the age group, or if we need to do something different. My daughter is 10, and LOVES American Girl Dolls. She has been the lucki...


Who Controls Your Finances?

K.K. asks from Erie

Just curious, I was wondering how people handle their money. Does hubby play the bills and give wife an allotment Does wife control money and give hubby lunch and g...


Do You and Your Spouse Manage the Household Finances Together?

D.C. asks from Detroit

If you are a married mom - do you and your husband sit down and work out the finances together? Do you have separate accounts, if you've tried several methods, which ...