Budgets do work!

We raise our family of 5 children on a teacher salary.  We have learned from financial mistakes over the years and now have a system that works for us.  Our main budgeting tool is using a cash system for groceries and household expenses.  It gives us more control over daily spending and helps us to set priorities and distinguish wants from needs.  Try it!

1 comment:

  1. Hi Jen,
    I found your blog and like it so much, your kids are beautiful. I just wanted to know how can you live on teacher salary for the family of 5 kids? are you working, my husband and I are planning to have a baby this year but worry about financial (we both make about $80,000 a year and we live in southern California. Any Advise?
    Thanks,
    Jeanie

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for sharing your thoughts!