Question: How do you thaw your milk? I froze a gallon of 2 percent milk but it is taking forever to thaw.
Question: How do you get your kids to appreciate ever-increasing electricity costs and to turn off lights and appliances? Mine just seem to walk away and have no care that Australian electricity costs are rising and rising and we now pay a carbon tax on top of this. I nag them to turn off lights and appliances at the wall, but it is a battle
Question: How can I shop only once a month if I don’t have the storage space? I would like to be able to do this, but only have one refrigerator/freezer.
Answer: It’s time to get creative and “invent” storage space.
Some ideas include:
Question About Our Past Due Bills
Question: We have five boys in a row and currently hand clothes down as long as things last.
Question: Our cell phone contract costs $120 per month for a voice, text and data plan. We are thinking about switching to another service.
Ben Franklin said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
Question: After 32 years of teaching, I am retiring at the end of this school year. We’ve been married for 23 years and have three boys.
Question: I'm a single mom with two sons, 10 and 12. My job pays $15 per hour and I receive child support, but can't seem to get ahead.
Question: In your article about paying for college, you said you helped your kids research and apply for scholarships.
A friend sent us a link to this video. It is a powerful explanation of the various forms of government that exist in the world.
Question: We have five boys in a row and currently hand clothes down as long as things last. We’ve started using your MoneySmart Kids system for our oldest two boys.
Hi. We’re Steve and Annette Economides (econo mee ‘dis) from Scottsdale, Arizona. Welcome to our how-to-save-money blog on MoneySmartFamily.com.