The 30-Minute Money Plan for Moms

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 29 Jan 2019

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This book was extremely practical and helpful! Aside from helpful tips I really appreciated the actual statistics and numbers associate with various aspects of raising children. My husband is a big numbers guy so it was helpful to both of us and pointed us in the right direction to be asking different questions about our son's future when it comes to finance. 

Overall great book! Quick read. Can't wait to get my hands on the physical copy to highlight! :)
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The 30-Minute Money Plan for Moms is a shift from the coupon way. You learn how to avoid the trap of discounts, slow music of the grocery stores and possibly skip shopping and get them home-delivered, so you dont do impromptu additions to the list. Catey Hill shows you how to make small goals, so at the end of the year you reach major milestones of building up emergency plan, paying down debts. There are many comparision costs based on area whichs hows, how the place you live in has an impact on home, baby sitting, day care, educaiton costs. Saving for college through opter options are explored. Retail arbitrage done automatically through some apps too, saves some time and money.
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I thought this was an excellent book. As promised, there were money-saving tips and tricks included that were new to me so I appreciated the fresh ideas. I also liked that it was different from the typical "clip coupons and shop multiple stores to hit each store's sales items." Who has time for all that? The author also has a great sense of humor and I was really glad to see that she kept all aspects of the budgeting process as simple as possible.

I enjoyed this book so much that I recommended my local library purchase a copy. And though it is marketed to moms, I think it would be helpful to women in all stages of life, married or single, with or without children.
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Great book for Mums. Very informative and very interesting to read. Can recommend this one to other like minded mums who are interested in planning and sorting money
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I was initially intrigued and a little skeptical of the title of this book. 30 minutes to get my money in order? I can't even get my kids out the door that fast. Thankfully this book delivers a lot of savvy, reasonable advice every parent needs to read. I've read a lot of finance books and was happy to see this one doesn't throw out the tired (and ridiculous)tip to simply end your daily latte habit and boom, instant money for debt payoff and savings. Instead, the author outlines areas parents can evaluate to see if they can save money, and how to tackle the initial challenge of organizing your finances so you can spend your weekly 30-minute check-ins making sure you're on track. 

This book is written for busy moms and covers plenty of topics we need to know, and a few that might surprise you. And I love that she addresses mom guilt and gives readers permission to prioritize in a way that keeps our relationships with our kids AND money healthy. It's comprehensive for all areas of finance including saving, paying off debt, college, retirement, investing, and more. I like that she keeps it simple--no complicated charts or calculators, just simple lists so readers can see the information in black and white. The initial steps might be painful, but being able to devise a plan for your money goals is necessary and empowering.

I recommend this book for moms who are ready to take charge of their financial future without sacrificing a lot of time in their already busy schedules.

I received an e-copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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This book doesn't have anything new that you haven't heard before. What this book does have is all that information that you already know, broken out so that the tips and tricks are easier to follow. While parts of this book is not for everyone, there is a little something for just about everyone. If you are looking for ways to save money and help your budget, this book is worth a look.
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This book is broken down into easy to manage sections, offering sound advice and some resources to further the concepts presented. Moms with infants to college age children are all addressed. The formula is typical of most money management books the difference is in the way it is presented so that it seems less daunting than a lot of others I have read, I am looking forward to using some of the techniques and sites offered in making sounder financial choices.
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Some of the very explained tips and tricks to same money cannot be used outside U.S. unluckily, I will use and save all the other suggestions to make my own money plan so not to starve when I will be old. Problem is that I cannot find a job in the mean time....

Alcuni dei trucchi e dei suggerimenti che l'autrice offre e spiega molto chiaramente in questo libro, purtroppo non sono applicabili fuori dagli Stati Uniti, ma tutti gli altri li useró per stabilire una mia accurata pianificazione in modo da non morire di fame in vecchiaia, il problema principale peró, resta il fatto che non riesco a trovare un lavoro nel frattempo....

THANKS NETGALLEY FOR THE PREVIEW!
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