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Dime Dad
budgeting, frugality, minimalism, family, parenting,
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When babies are born, one of the first things they do is take their measurements. With those measurements, they can tell what percentile the baby is in, concerning height, weight and head circumference. The doctor then gives this information to the parents. Seemingly so they have conversation ammunition at their next dinner party, “My daughter [...] Read More The post What’s Your Income Percentile? appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: Jul 12 2018 @ 6:59 PM
There has been some exciting news around the Dime household this past month. We welcomed our second son to the family on June 13, 2018. It has been so much fun to take a little break and take care of a newborn again. Also, seeing our two-year-old adjust to becoming a big brother has been [...] Read More The post The Cost of Raising Kids appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: Jul 10 2018 @ 3:59 AM
You may think that a long commute is unavoidable. After all, the average American commutes for nearly an hour a day. Unfortunately, after giving the best 8-9 hours of the day to their employer, many people give up one to two more stuck in traffic. I am aware that there are productive things you can [...] Read More The post The Cost Of Commuting (Infographic) appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: May 21 2018 @ 7:08 PM
If you’ve been reading this blog, you know that I am a huge fan of buying used. When you buy something that’s been used previously, you’re not only saving yourself money, you’re giving that item a second life. A second chance to be useful and add value. While I think more people should buy more [...] Read More The post 5 Things You Shouldn’t Buy Used appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: May 15 2018 @ 3:02 AM
Spring is here. The days are longer, the trees are blooming, and your grass could use its first trim of the year. You wake up early to be sure and beat the heat. You catch yourself being a little excited to give your yard a haircut. You pull out the mower to awaken it from [...] Read More The post Reel Lawnmowers are the Real Deal appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: May 07 2018 @ 2:49 AM
Stock Market or Savings Account? When deciding where to put your money, the stock market vs. a savings account, there are a lot of questions you could ask. I recommend asking just one: When will I need to use the money? A lot of people instead get hung up on what they are going to [...] Read More The post Stock Market vs. Savings Account appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: Apr 04 2018 @ 2:53 AM
This post about shaving with a safety razor is admittedly aimed more towards the men readers but hopefully you Dime Moms will find this topic of interest and at least somewhat applicable to your daily grooming habits. I know that for some, shaving is a relaxing, enjoyable ritual. It is something that some people look [...] Read More The post Shave Money With a Safety Razor appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: Mar 27 2018 @ 1:10 PM
I want to focus our attention on a subject now that I feel like gets talked about both all the time, and not enough. The cost of commuting. Not only the commuting cost in dollars, but in time spent.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American daily commute to work is 25.4 minutes. [...] Read More The post The Curse (and Cost) of Commuting appeared first on Dime Dad. ...
Posted: Mar 26 2018 @ 12:39 PM
Craigslist. Firstly, this place doesn’t get enough credit for being the marketplace of the future. It’s incredible that when we don’t want something anymore, we can upload a photo to the internet and a little while later a stranger shows up and gives us money for it. REAL DOLLARS! Let’s just take a minute and [...] Read More The post Why You Should Do All Your Shopping On Craigslist appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 23 2018 @ 2:12 AM


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