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The back-to-school season is not only a hectic time of year, but also an expensive one that should be budgeted for. Between buying school supplies, new clothing or school uniforms, and planning healthy and affordable lunches, the costs of sending your child to school can certainly add up quickly.
Now that school is in full swing, after school activities are also starting up. Extracurricular activities can greatly enhance your child’s physical, social, and academic development. However, practices and meetings can eat up a huge chunk of your family’s budget if you do not plan for it. If you follow these steps on how to create a budget for after school activities, you will not have to worry about busting your budget or delaying financial goals such as paying off debt. [click to continue…]