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November 18, 2019     Category: DinnerSavingsBudget

We know our families work hard and do their best to make the holidays memorable for all. So, waste not, want not – when it comes to the festive spread! There’s bound to be leftovers - here are a few favorite recipes for your big bird and some tips on storage. These are delicious and will help you get the most of things; keeping your holiday budget on track! There is always be some meat left after the big Thanksgiving dinner irrespective of the size of your turkey or the number of guests at the annual feast. While the simple tu...

July 03, 2017     Category: ShoppingClothing

Listen Up Smart Shoppers in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, FL!For families on a budget, being mindful of monthly financial commitments like childcare and grocery bills can stretch their earning and land great deals when they shop creatively!T's Learning Center moms - all moms - know clothing the kids and the whole family can be a frustrating and costly endeavor; especially knowing how quickly kids grow out of things or how rough they can be on clothes. The retail markup on clothes can border on crazy - so for the budget conscious consumer, sec...

July 03, 2017     Category: ShoppingBudget

Oh, you know that feeling – that urge – that temptation – that destroyer of budgets! The infamous beast is impulse buying! Unplanned purchases can derail the best of budget intentions. It takes some discipline to avoid impulse buying, but keep in mind, just because it’s there doesn’t mean you need to buy it.These strategies can ease the urge to stray from your budget and keep you on financial track!1. Shop with a list. To avoid impulse buying, make a list for all your shopping, whether it’s groceries, tools, clot...

July 03, 2017     Category: AllowanceSavings

5 Tips to Help Your Child Be Fiscally Responsible With Their AllowanceTeaching children early on the benefits of learning to be financially responsible. Saving, budgeting, planning, and teaching them to be prudent are key factors of them learning responsibility and being able to live independently in the future. A great place to start is with their allowance. Here are 5 tips that will help you get started in the right direction:1. Divide allowances into three categories. Wisely, have set percentages for each category: 10% fo...

December 04, 2016     Category: Budget-friendly GiftsHomemade GiftsHoliday Ideas

Keep your holiday gift-giving budget in check!Homemade and handmade gifts are some of the most memorable and most affordable gifts to give this holiday season!Just like T's Learning Center is focused on providing affordable child care in St. Augustine, we keep our families in mind when it comes to other important areas of their lives too! So with the holidays coming, it doesn't mean you have to break the piggy bank. Never fear! Here we’ve collected five meaningful, handmade gift ideas you and your child can make together to spread the holid...