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Chief Mom Officer
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Breadwinning moms, Women and money, Work, Frugal Family Life, Early Retirement, FIRE, Frugality
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A bat has thrown the world into a chaos that not many alive today have experienced before. A solid financial foundation will help us weather the storm. And now, more than ever, is the time for us to come together to help each other. #kindnessfightscovid The post What Now? Prepare. And Help. #kindnessfightscovid appeared first on Chief Mom Officer. ...
Posted: Mar 12 2020 @ 3:00 AM
Are you sacrificing too much for your kids - giving them what they want now and forgoing what you want the most? Today on the site I'm talking about when we parents don't put on our own financial oxygen masks before putting on our kids, and giving some tips to help you focus your spending on what you truly value. Also looking for your suggestions for saving in the comments! The ...
Posted: Dec 03 2019 @ 2:34 PM
We've recently purchased not one, but two, mattresses off of Amazon. Stop by to read more about the experience (um, one got lost in New Jersey!!!), and check out a new video all about the unboxing. At under $200 for a twin, comfort, and convenience, it's hard to beat this bargain. The post We Got A Mattress Off Of Amazon – Check Out How It Works! Unboxing appeared first on Chief ...
Posted: Nov 29 2019 @ 9:13 AM
Today I'm wishing you and yours a happy thanksgiving! The post Happy Thanksgiving! appeared first on Chief Mom Officer. ...
Posted: Nov 28 2019 @ 11:31 AM
I hope you’ve enjoyed allowance week, where we covered the great chore debate, talked about how much to give your kids, what to spend it on, and different ways to make the payments. Today I’m going to give you a boatload of resources you can use for your own kids (or to send to your […] The post All The Allowance Resources You Could Ever Need ~ Allowance Week appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 15 2019 @ 8:00 AM
So you decided how much you’re going to pay your kids, what it will be based on, and how you’ll have them divvy up their money. But what about the practical here – how exactly are you going to pay them? After all, if you’re like me, you may or may not have cash for […] The post Allowance Payment Methods ~ Allowance Week appeared first on Chief Mom Officer. ...
Posted: Nov 14 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Now that you’ve decided what you’re going to use to figure out the allowance you’re paying to your kids – and how much you’re going to give them – you’re faced with the question of what they should do with it. After all, you don’t want to just fork over a bunch of money for […] The post What To Do With That Allowance? Spend, Save, Share ~ Allowance Week appeared ...
Posted: Nov 13 2019 @ 8:00 AM
One question I hear all the time, that soooo many parents struggle with, is exactly how much money to give their kids for an allowance. If you look up “average allowance”, you’ll find a recent study from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants that found that kids are paid an average of $30 per […] The post How Much To Pay – And How To Calculate – Allowance – Allowance ...
Posted: Nov 12 2019 @ 8:00 AM
It’s one of the great debates of kids and allowance – do you make it a payment for specific chores? Or do you give them an allowance not based on chores at all? There are strong arguments, and lots of passion, on both sides of the debate. Today I’m going to cover both perspectives and […] The post Pay For Chores – Or Not? Allowance Week appeared first on Chief Mom ...
Posted: Nov 11 2019 @ 8:00 AM
Battling burnout - it's something we all face, and breadwinning women in particular. Today I want to talk about burnout - the phases, why we burn out, how it relates to financial independence & female breadwinners, and some tips for recovery. The post Battling Burnout appeared first on Chief Mom Officer. ...
Posted: Nov 04 2019 @ 8:00 AM


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