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Kiddipedia Financial Support Information

Kiddipedia Financial Support Information

Kiddipedia is passionate about supporting families with helpful, practical and beneficial money management, financial and budgeting support information to help reduce stress and empower you to live your best life. We intend to help you make informed decisions on how to save a dollar or two to make life easier as you raise your children.

The pandemic has caused financial hardship for many families, and managing finances effectively has become increasingly essential. By developing good money management skills, we know families can reduce unnecessary expenses, prioritise spending, promote financial stability and reduce financial distress. Budgeting skills allow families to prioritise expenditures and ensure they live within their means. It also helps to promote financial stability.

Here at Kiddipedia, we offer valuable resources for families to learn about financial management and provide them with the necessary tools and information to thrive and not just survive.

We hope that the advice information we have available on budgeting, managing debt, saving, and investing can help families make informed decisions about their finances and achieve their financial goals.



Saving Money as a Single Parent

As a single parent, saving money can feel like a daunting task. With all the everyday expenses plus raising rent prices and interest rates, it may seem impossible to put money aside for the future. However, there are several strategies… Continue Reading >

How to Teach Your Kids About Money

Teaching your kids about money can be hard if you never learnt about money yourself. Since it wasn’t part of the curriculum unless amazing teachers took it on themselves to include it (mine did), too many Aussies are clueless when… Continue Reading >

23 Tips to Manage Money and Survive When the Cost of Living Keeps Going Up

The cost of living has skyrocketed recently, pushing many past their limits. Whatever your circumstances are, you are likely feeling the pinch. Our area went up 56% during the last 2 years making it the most expensive suburb in Queensland…. Continue Reading >

5 Educational Benefits of Children Using a Money Box

Media brought to you by Royal Selangor   As technology permeates every aspect of our lives, it can be tempting to overlook the advantages of more traditional modes of home-based education for our children. While it is undeniable that technology… Continue Reading >

Teaching Kids About Money

Teaching kids about money is one of the most important things you can do for them. My Parents started teaching me from an early age. It’s a skill that will help them throughout their lives, and it’s something that will… Continue Reading >

The most effective ways to heat your home while keeping the bills in check

Maintaining a comfortable temperature in your home should be simple, but for many families, it’s a source of stress – especially when it comes to the financial side of things. In winter, things get even more tricky, as many Aussie… Continue Reading >

4 Tips to help you save money on groceries

Take advantage of your fridge and freezer storage to cut down the weekly grocery bill A trip to the supermarket has never been so expensive. But with the right fridge and freezer and a few food storage hacks, you can… Continue Reading >

Save Money and Reduce Your Environmental Impact with Secondhand Shopping

With families feeling a pinch in their wallets due to the rising costs of living, it’s more important than ever to find ways to save money. One such method that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years is… Continue Reading >

How to save money effectively in a cashless society

When it comes to today’s society, a lot of people assume that it’s more difficult to save money. Being able to pay for a grocery shop or a substantial meal out using your phone or smartwatch is now the norm,… Continue Reading >

Practical savings tips to combat the rising costs of living 

by Brodie Haupt, CEO & Co-founder of WLTH    Many Australian families are beginning to feel the pinch of the RBA’s rate hikes and rising costs of living, with Finder data from February suggesting more than one in eight homeowners… Continue Reading >

Plant-Based Proteins and Sustainable Sourcing: Top Food Trends to Watch in 2023!

As a Food Technologist, it’s always exciting to see what culinary delights and trends will emerge each year. Last year it was bite size portions and mini versions, old-school favourites and the infamous salmon rice bowl thanks to Emily Mariko’s… Continue Reading >

How to raise financially savvy kids

By Lacey Filipich Teaching your children about money is a parent responsibility, for two reasons: We don’t do it well in school. For the record, it’s been explicitly in the Australian curriculum from Years 1 to 10 since 2011, so… Continue Reading >

Ten ways to eat healthy on a budget

By Endeavour College Nutrition Instructor and Nutritionist Sophie Scott who designs short online courses on nutrition for Endeavour Short Courses:   Some Australians are really feeling the pinch at the moment, so what happens to our healthy diet when… Continue Reading >

Things to be included in a Family Budget.

With rising interest rates and increased costs of living putting pressure on the family bank account it can be difficult to see an end to the cycle of living week to week. One of the things that I have found… Continue Reading >

The Family Budget

By Hilary O’Dwyer, CEO, Titian Consulting   I work as a virtual CFO for small businesses but I am also the self-appointed CFO in our family of 4. There is always (or should be!) someone that takes on the role… Continue Reading >

How to teach children financial literacy

What is ‘financial literacy’? Simply put, it’s a term used for being able to make more informed decisions when it comes to money. It’s all about understanding and applying financial skills, including saving and budgeting effectively. Some financial literacy skills… Continue Reading >

Food Budgeting

As two busy mums running households as well as businesses, can be quite a challenge. From managing work, family, and all of the day to day, it can be overwhelming at times. And we all know that one of the… Continue Reading >

5 Top Money Lessons for Teenagers

  Speak about money Break the generational cycle of money taboo.  Many of us would have grown up in families where money wasn’t spoken about.  Talk about how hard you must work to earn money and how nothing comes for… Continue Reading >

Top Tips To Save Money When Christmas Shopping This Festive Season

Let’s face it, shopping for Christmas is often stressful and exhausting and can be quite expensive. However, with the right planning and preparation —  Christmas shopping can be both enjoyable and doesn’t need to break the bank. As a marketing… Continue Reading >

How to Create Christmas Magic on a Budget

by Matt Hern   The festive season can be a financially stressful time for many people. One of my favourite ways to create Christmas magic on a budget is to give a gift of each person’s love language. In his… Continue Reading >

Money trouble now a stress for two-thirds of Australians

63% of Australians stress about money with 54% concerned about the impact of rising interest rates Three-quarters of Aussies shocked by recent electricity and gas bills with 37% struggling to pay bills More people (8% lift) cutting back on discretionary… Continue Reading >

Steph Pase’s Money Saving Tips for That Long Overdue Holiday

It’s 2022 and things are starting to look up (a little) especially for the travel industry. Most of us haven’t taken a holiday for a least two years and are starting to get itchy feet – however have realised that… Continue Reading >

My 5 Steps to Get Out of Debt

Being debt free is a major goal for so many people. If you have consumer debt you’re overspending and to make things worse, you’re paying interest for overspending. According to the Financial Review, in May 2021 ‘31 per cent of… Continue Reading >

How to Save Time and Money in the Laundry

By Laundry Expert Nicole Gibson from Soka Australia   No matter the season, day of the week or whether you are on holidays, laundry is never cancelled. It can certainly be a never ending and thankless task that every parent… Continue Reading >

Balancing Business and Babies

Business consultant Olivia Jenkins’ cup is always full, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. At 28, Olivia is a busy mum of three under three,  with a thriving business consulting company which she founded in late 2019. Olivia’s… Continue Reading >

Family friendly financial tips to make your money go further

It is a fact that with kids comes many more expenses, and if you live in a city like Sydney where everything is expensive it can make things challenging. That is why having a money saving strategy, as well as… Continue Reading >

Budget Christmas Gift Ideas in a Pandemic

Written by Alice Zsembery 2020 eh? What. A. Year. Whilst bushfires and the COVID pandemic have affected each and every one of us differently, the fact is that it HAS affected each, and every, one of us. Yet, for many… Continue Reading >

Tips for a Healthy Christmas Spread that Won’t Blow the Budget

Christmas is just around the corner! Australians spend huge amounts of money on groceries during the holiday period. The Australian National Retailers Association estimates that more than $30 billion is spent each year in the four weeks leading up to… Continue Reading >

Budgeting like a boss: Five finance tips from a working mum

by Angela Sibley   Assess your financial situation: In tough times, my family and I find it really helpful to sit down and work out what our current financial and future money situations look like. It gives us the opportunity… Continue Reading >

Setting Up A Nursery on a Budget

You’ve found out you’re pregnant and probably preparing lists of things you’re going to need for the new baby. Wouldn’t it be helpful to know what is a need and what you can do without? I’ve been a registered midwife… Continue Reading >

Raising money savvy kids

By NATASHA JANSSENS   Have you ever stopped to ponder about where your stories or beliefs about money come from and how they influence your spending habits? Last weekend, I realised that baby Emma (who is now 10 months old,… Continue Reading >

How to keep your family budget on lockdown

1 in 3 household finances take a hit due to COVID-19 Many families’ day-to-day lives have changed since COVID-19, and with more kids learning remotely, the stay-at-home lifestyle can easily drive up household bills and expenses. Close to a third… Continue Reading >

5 top ways for Aussie families to save money this year

By Kirsty Lamont, Director and Money expert at Mozo   Whether it’s for an emergency fund or a holiday with the kids, it’s no secret saving money sits on the wishlist of many Aussie families. However, with so many expenses… Continue Reading >

Top tips for living a healthy lifestyle on a budget

Many people assume a healthy lifestyle means a big hole in the budget. Staying fit requires expensive gym memberships and exercise classes and eating well equals eating into your grocery bill. Wrong. If you actually want to take ownership of… Continue Reading >

How to talk about money with your child – Your Child’s Financial Literacy

Children like to spend money – particularly yours. But however good they are at asking their parent to pay for a magazine or lolly at the supermarket, this is often the extent of their financial awareness. Children hear finance-associated words… Continue Reading >

How to save money by growing vegetables at home

By Becky Searles – Family Garden Life   Hands down, homegrown produce tastes better, is higher in nutrient value, and is the one form of ‘organic’ that you know is real, well that’s if you choose to grow an organic… Continue Reading >

How To Teach Children the Value of Money

Media brought to you by Spriggy. Every parent wants the best for their child with the hope they have a happy, healthy and prosperous life, and one that surpasses ours. Without knowing it, a parent is a child’s first teacher…. Continue Reading >

How to Stop Children from being Materialistic

Nowadays, children tend to be fond of gadgets (tablets and smartphones) and sophisticated toys that are mostly advertised on the internet, from social media to the web ads. Or simply, children want things because others have them. They notice that… Continue Reading >



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