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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. Unique Gift-wrapping Ideas that Give Back to Your Wallet

    December 3, 2014

    Gifts Wrapped in Recycled Wrapping PaperYou have all of your holiday gifts bought and sorted. Now it’s time to wrap. Will the prospect make you groan or grin? If you’re among the people who tend to panic over prettying up a pile of presents, take heart. You can turn a wrapping marathon into a fun project by making your own gift bags and tags.

    A make-it-yourself approach can also save you big bucks. The cost of holiday wrapping paper, ribbons and tags adds up fast, especially if you have lots of family members and friends on your gift list.

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  2. Thanksgiving Recovery Tips

    November 28, 2014

    Whether you’re recovering from your Thanksgiving Day celebration by entertaining, sleeping or shopping, here are some tips to help you have a smooth and healthy recovery:

    Thanksgiving recovery tips

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  3. DIY Family Photos Made Easy

    November 26, 2014

    Here are some popular photo tips for preparing and capturing fun family moments and other special events this holiday season:

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  4. Hosting Thanksgiving Day on a Budget

    November 22, 2014

    affordable thanksgiving dinner with familyIf you’re hosting a traditional Thanksgiving feast this year, you may be concerned about the cost. Here are some creative, budget-friendly suggestions to help keep costs in check:

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  5. Going Green for the Holidays

    November 15, 2014

    pinecone used as holiday decorationThere’s never a better time to start teaching children about going green than during the holidays. You’ve probably already discussed with your kids some of the basic ways to be environmentally friendly, such as recycling glass and paper.




    Here are some more ways toward a greener holiday season for you and your family to try:

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