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Birthday Party Under Budget

By Carmen Kinniburgh

Children’s birthdays are joyful milestones for families to celebrate, but they can also be a major source of overspending and financial worry for parents.

Given that the cost of booking many popular birthday party venues is now between $350–500 per party, you could be spending – or saving (if you choose an alternative) – as much as $5,000 on birthday party costs alone by the time your child turns 10.

Jenny Smith

By: Jenny Smith

For me, marine biology has been something I have wanted to pursue as a career before I even really appreciated what that would entail. When asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would always answer “marine biologist”, without fully understanding what education I would need or how I would get there.

Simple Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

From boxed chocolates and perfume to stuffed animals and ads for bouquets of roses, there is a seemingly endless parade of pink, red and white Valentine’s Day gifts on store shelves, and they often come with a hefty price tag.

The good news for budget-savvy families however, is that you don’t have to break the bank to add a little warmth to the lives of your loved ones on this mid-winter holiday. There are many simple, inexpensive and heartfelt ways for you and your kids to spread some kindness to friends, teachers and family members this Valentine’s Day.

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