Being a new parent is hard enough.... Then you have to think about planning for your financial future and that of your kiddos. Here are a few financial planning tips for new parents (and seasoned ones). If you have tips you would love to share feel free to add them here! What was the biggest thing that helped/helps you save?
I have scheduled an automatic deduction from my checking into our granddaughters savings account. I do it at the end of the month after all the household bills are paid, it's handled by the bank and no one can touch it except me. This will guarantee that she will have money later on for school needs or emergencies. She's only 17 months old and her parents will have some spending money when she starts school in a few years.