This Book Designed To Help You Budget For Your Family; No Matter Your Financial Or Marital Situation And No Matter How Old Your Kids Are.
I read Expecting Money: The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families a while back but realized that I...
I read Expecting Money: The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families a while back but realized that I never posted about it here, which is too bad because if you have a baby or growing family it's a must read money saving book. Book: Expecting Money: The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families (Paperback) by Erica Sandberg Cost: $15.95.
Basics: This book designed to help you budget for your family; no matter your financial or marital situation and no matter how old your kids are. Below is Sandberg’s website description of the book:
“No matter how much you earn, own, or owe, having children will dramatically alter your financial picture. Whether you’re thinking of expanding your family, are pregnant now, or have recently had a baby, Expecting Money: the Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families will help you prepare for the economic demands of parenthood. From setting a financial start line to developing a comprehensive new budget, you can build lasting security with the techniques outlined in this guidebook that is designed specifically for the most important time in anyone’s life – beginning a family.“Erica Sandberg is a nationally recognized credit and money management authority and this book proves it, providing great guidance for busy parents; even if you've never made a budget before. This book is comprehensive and perfect for all types of family situations. Covered topics include:
- Prioritizing baby and maternity costs to obtain desired items and reduce waste
- Identifying and refining money values to spend and save effectively
- Crucial financial issues to discuss with a partner and how to resolve differences
- How single parents can overcome pressing economic concerns
- Employee benefits, and legal issues for pregnant and new-parent employees
- Managing fertility treatments and adoption expenses
- Determining if going from two paychecks to one makes sense
- Finding the best childcare options for baby and budget
- Income opportunities, from alternative schedules to creative employment choices
- Planning for education, homeownership, family vacations, and other long-term goals