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Elizabeth Street

SPEND NOW TO SAVE LATER: WE LOVE THESE MONEY-SAVING TIPS FOR MOMS

Dec 09, 2013

Spend Now to Save Later: We Love These Money-Saving Tips for Moms

When we take a hatchet to our budget and try to sleuth out ways to cut down costs, splurging on big-ticket items seems a little counterintuitive, to say the least. Canceling magazine subscriptions in favor of perusing the Internet or opting for an at-home workout in lieu of our beloved SoulCycle classes are obvious money-saving tips for moms. Buying a new cellphone outside of your contract? Not so much. However, you’d be surprised at how aptly the old adage “you’ve got to spend money to make money” applies not only to starting a business, but managing a household.

Don’t be penny-wise and pound-foolish. Click through the slideshow above for eight creative ways to save later by investing wisely now. Trust us, the initial twinge of pain you feel for your bank account will be worth it in the long run.

By Cordelia Tai

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