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March 01, 2015

Affordable Camp

How to send your kids to camp on any budget

March 01, 2013

Affording Health Care for Kids with Special Health Needs

Understanding and accessing your available financial options

How big an issue is money for parents of kids with special health care needs? In a word, huge."It can be life changing. It can mean bankruptcy. It can be whether a kid gets what he needs or not," says Jane Scott, director of family support for About Special Kids, a parent-helping-parent organization that helps families understand programs for which they may qualify and walks parents through the application maze....more»
August 01, 2012

Indy on a Budget

Savvy Back-to-School Shopping

Summertime. Oh, what a blessing it is. The children are now out of school as parents try to find some down time to take a family vacation....more»
July 01, 2012

Baby Gear on a Budget

What gadgets you really need for your baby and which ones you don't

Walk into any baby gear aisle—especially baby superstores—and prepare to be overwhelmed by the thousands of items vying for your dollars....more»
July 01, 2012

How to Save on Family Vacations

Families are always looking for ways to enjoy vacation time together that maximizes fun, while minimizing the budget....more»
February 01, 2012

Date Night on a Dime (or Two)

Cheap is chic this Valentine's Day

If your love is big but your wallet thin take heart in knowing that cheap is chic this February. Consider these Cupid-approved ideas for dates on a dime....more»
November 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

Affording the Arts

Theatre programs, performances and education that won't break your wallet

"Studies have shown that participation in the arts is directly related to better in-school performance, such as accelerated cognitive development, higher GPAs, a greater ability to work within a group setting and advanced creativity," Holly Stults, associate director of education at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre's Jr....more»
October 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

Indy on a Budget

Do-it-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Halloween is fast approaching, which means the time has come to start thinking about costumes! But this year's costumes don't need to be expensive, uncreative or store-bought horrors....more»
September 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

Transportation Troubles

Saving money on costly auto repairs

Today everyone is looking to save money and unexpected car repairs are the last thing busy families want to deal with....more»
August 01, 2011

Indy on a Budget

Indy on a Budget

Saving on School Lunches

At first glance, packing a lunch seems pretty simple. But upon closer examination, it can seem a little daunting considering you have to plan for and prep the food, find all of the little containers to pack the food in, keep the food hot or cold, and make sure the lunch gets out the door with its owner....more»
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