Stay-at-home moms make plenty of sacrifices for their kids, including giving up potential career growth in order to devote more time and energy to parenting. But without this extra income, many stay-at-home moms struggle to make this life work. Take our quiz to see what you know about budgeting strategies for such situations.
According to the U.S. Census, how many stay-at-home moms were there in the United States in 2010?
How should you handle holidays and birthdays while on a budget?
don’t celebrate them
prepare for them in advance by budgeting for them and buying gifts on sale throughout the year
forget the budget during these special occasions
Which of the following budgeting steps should you do first?
determine how much you can save each month
find out where your money goes
What is generally cheaper?
making meals at home
buying prepared meals at the grocery store
According to author Jennifer Reese, which of the following is more expensive to make at home?
Which of the following is not a smart way to save money with coupons?
using a coupon for cheaper laundry detergent than you usually use
using a coupon for pork when it makes it cheaper than the chicken you usually buy
using a coupon for doughnuts when you don’t normally buy sweets
According to a 2007 U.S. Census report, what are stay-at-home mom’s more likely to be?
older and natural-born citizens
younger and foreign-born
neither of the above
According to CheapVegetableGardener.com, which of the following is most economical to grow per square foot of land?
What should you ask yourself before buying any product?
Do I need this?
Can I make this at home for cheaper?
both of the above
Which of the following is generally cheaper per gram of protein?