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Family finance tips

At Gerber Life we know the value of a hard-earned dollar. And when you're raising a family, it becomes even more important to stretch that dollar as far as it can go to help you save money. Our family finance tips can help you make smart decisions for spending your money as well as help you make use of opportunities to save it. Whether it's clipping coupons before grocery shopping or throwing a do-it-yourself (DIY) children's birthday party, our family finance tips can help you think outside the box so that you can save money.

  1. Budget-Friendly Activities for Father’s Day

    June 10, 2014

    Family Playing CardsTight budgets can keep the reins on family entertainment and activities, but you don’t have to shell out a lot of money to have fun with dad. Dads love just about anything that involves having their family around. Just use your imagination and keep in mind dad’s interests and energy level when deciding which Father’s Day activities to pursue.

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  2. Father’s Day Gifts Don’t Have to Be Costly to Be Cool

    June 2, 2014

    Man taking family picturePerhaps your first financial advice came from dad: Stick to a budget. Save for retirement. Pay your bills on time – wise words that dad likely adhered to as well.

    The good news is that you don’t have to spend a lot on a great gift for Father’s Day. With a little creativity, you may not even have to spend anything.

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  3. Tips for Kids for Saving Money

    May 21, 2014

    Girl Putting Money in PiggybankWhen is it too early to start teaching your children about the importance of saving money and how to save? Never. The sooner your kids learn how to manage money, the better off they’ll be in the long run.

    To help ensure that your kids grow up understanding the value of a hard-earned dime or dollar, follow these money-saving tips for kids:

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  4. Five Affordable Mother’s Day Gifts

    April 29, 2014

    girl-doing-laundryYou don’t have to break the bank on Mother’s Day to make mom happy. Often times, it’s the sentiment – not the price tag – that matters most. And with a little creativity, time and effort, you can put something together that will make mom feel just as special as she is to your family.

  5. Spring-Inspired Décor That Won’t Break the Bank

    March 31, 2014

    Father and Son Painting RoomSpring is the season for rejuvenation. For many of us, that means sizing up ways to refurbish our homes. Often, however, we have more dreams than dollars, and so the cushy new couch or fancy window treatments will have to wait yet another year.

    But even if you can’t afford a look worthy of Better Homes and Gardens, you can still brighten your living space with some spring-themed décor that won’t drain your wallet. Here are a few:

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