Budgeting for school and holidaying for free

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 9 February 2016

29 mins

The start of the school year is an exciting time for kids with new uniforms, new schoolbags and shiny new shoes. But as a parent your hip pocket will be hurting. Effie Zahos, editor of Money Magazine, shares her budgeting tips for the school year ahead. And author Sally Webb, founder of Travel Without Tears, talks entertaining your family on holiday for free. It’s a lot more fun than you think!

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