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10 Money-saving Tips for Families


This piggy bank family knows how to save and still have a good time. How about yours?
This piggy bank family knows how to save and still have a good time. How about yours?
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Saving money is difficult enough when you're only responsible for yourself. Heck, it's hard to save money even when your mother is doing your laundry and your dad is mowing your lawn, making you just barely responsible for yourself.

Adding a family into the mix makes pinching pennies even trickier. From grocery shopping to finding a pair of pants that will fit your youngsters for more than three weeks, it would be fair to assume that your wallet seems to be leaking.

But for every one thing you have to spend money on, there are at least two tricks for making your purchase cheaper -- or free. Read on to find out how your own home can start saving you money.


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