thrift-extra_1.jpgHaving trouble making your home budget fit your expenses? Get the whole family involved, and start finding ways to save!  There are various ways you can cut down on expenses and lower the costs of your bills without compromising your family’s quality of living. You can even improve your relationship with your kids and influence them in a positive way!

Scroll through the gallery below to find out how.

(First published in
Good Housekeeping Magazine, Your Money section as “Thrifty, nifty” in April 2004; photo by Images_of_Money via Flickr Creative Commons; adapted for use in Female Network)


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