Great Advice From Around the Web
There's a baby boom at Kiplinger.com right now. Our business development director's wife just had their third child. I'm expecting a third soon. Our online sales director is pregnant with her second child. And one of our editors is expecting her first. So I thought it was appropriate for this week's roundup of great personal finance advice from around the Web to focus on money-saving tips for parents. And if you'll be a first-time parent soon, keep an eye on the Kip Tips column for my upcoming advice on what new parents need and don't need.
15 Ways to Save on Baby Expenses [Couple Money]
"Having a baby has been a huge change in more ways than one, but something that surprised me is how inexpensive they can be if you're willing to do a little work."
21 Ways to Save on Cheap Baby Nursery Furniture Sets & Cribs [Money Crashers]
Parents should worry less about the look of the nursery, and focus instead on the safety of the furniture and accessories in the room.
Can You Afford a Large Family? [MoneyNing]
"As a middle class mom of five boys, I can share some insights on the matter."
Becoming a Stay-at-Home Parent: Let's Talk Money! [The Centsible Life]
"I'll outline some ways to help you make the transition a relatively smooth one."
Don't Let Your Baby Blow Your Grocery Budget [Mint.com]
Making your own baby food provides an easy savings solution, with the added advantages of knowing exactly what's going into it while avoiding preservatives and sugar.
12 Money-Saving Tips for Parents [Parenting Squad]
"Having kids certainly adds to your monthly budget and being able to keep the checkbook balanced and in the positive can be a constant challenge."
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