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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. Spring Into Savings, Fun, and Fitness!

    March 21, 2013

    Mother, Daughter Enjoying SpringIsn’t Spring a beautiful time of year! Colorful flowers begin to bloom. Birds begin to flutter around. And the colder weather gives way to warmer temperatures … making it easier to enjoy the great outdoors without bundling up. So, throw open the windows, breathe in the fresh air, and  hone your trivia skills with our Springtime fun facts quiz:

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  2. Spring Cleaning for Your Finances

    March 20, 2013

    Couple Spring Cleaning FinancesThe perfect time to get your financial house in order

    It’s easy to get inspired to pick up a dust mop, tuck away sweaters and snow boots, and air out the last of Winter with windows thrown wide to the Springtime sun. Polishing up your financial window may be a little more daunting. But Spring—and the kickoff of tax season—is the perfect time to clean more than cobwebs by getting your financial house in order, too.

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  3. Replace Worries With A Plan: Save Early for College Tuition

    March 6, 2013

    Saving for College TuitionAre you worried about saving for your child’s college tuition? If so, you’re not alone. A recent survey shows that more than 80% of parents have at least one worry about saving for their child’s future college tuition.

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  4. Avoid College Debt by Planning Ahead

    February 20, 2013

    Avoiding College DebtDid you know that the average student loan debt for a 2011 college graduate is $23,300?* It should come as no surprise that a recent study commissioned by Gerber Life reveals that 47% of parents are concerned that their child may graduate with a lot of student loan debt.

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  5. Scholarships for Single Mothers

    February 19, 2013

    Single Mom Attending ClassSingle mothers typically have a full plate of duties and responsibilities. Yet, many are expert multi-taskers. Balancing parenthood, work and education is a common challenge. There is seldom enough money to meet education costs. Single mothers often believe a college education is beyond their reach for financial reasons. The common need for financial help for single mothers is available. Here are some scholarships for single mothers.

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