Keeping your household budget in balance

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

Mon 6 July 2015

8 mins

Household budgets are about as exciting as watching grass grow. But someone needs to keep an eye on money, balancing the boring stuff like rent and mortgage repayments with the fun stuff like trips to the zoo. Find out how to make the process a smoother one in your house.

GUEST: Neil Watson
WEBSITE: The Planning Room

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