- Raising the deductible on your homeowner's insurance
- Raising the deductible on your car insurance
- Install a programmable thermostat
- Don't be scared by "Dry Clean Only"
- Invest in date night by sharing baby sitters with your friends.
- Let your boss help pay your bills. If your employer offers a flexible spending account for healthcare and child care costs, head over to human resources and sign up.
- Before hitting the pumps, visit Gaspricewatch.com or Gasbuddy.com, websites for the lowest reported gas prices in your area.
Nathalie Sajous is currently a senior manager and spokesperson for Disney Family.com, an online resource designed specifically for parents. Disney Family.com is dedicated to providing parents with answers to pressing questions through practical, objective and reliable information. Nathalie holds a Masters in Business Administration from The Anderson School at UCLA with a focus in Marketing and Entertainment Management and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1996. She currently resides in Los Angeles California.
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