At the beginning of the year I set an unofficial goal of breaking out of my shell and saying yes to more opportunities. As an extreme introvert it’s not in my nature to jump on phone calls and join groups with people I barely know. Small talk and networking have never been skills of mine.
It’s open enrollment period and a lot of people are analyzing their current medical insurance policies and shopping around in hopes of finding something better. Medical insurance premiums are on the rise for 2016 and tend to increase steadily each year. It’s safe to say that while the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, […]
Every year the holiday season rolls around and people become instantly stressed out about having to pay for gifts and spend extra money when their budget already might be tight enough as it is. If you’re barely scraping by, it’s not ideal that you spend a ton of money on the holiday season. There is […]
When you’re going through a rough patch and in need of some financial assistance, government assistance programs can be extremely helpful. Single moms who experience some difficulty with being able to make ends meet can find temporary relief in government programs like food stamps, TANF (temporary assistance for needy families) and Medicaid. All of these […]
Stress. Almost everyone encounters it. For single moms, they are at a higher risk for becoming stressed out and dealing with stress-related health problems. Working Mom’s Break conducted a stress survey for working parents where 96% of the participants were single moms. According to the survey results: 80% catch up on work nights and weekends […]
Whether you are a single parent or not, you probably know how hard it can be to make ends meet in this country while earning an income that is below the national average. Single moms face the challenge of only having one income to rely on while most other households have at least two incomes, […]
As a single mother there may be occasions where you need financial help to get through the tough times. Luckily, there are programs for just about everything out there. I’m a firm believer that people who truly need help should get it. Receiving some sort of financial assistance can be the boost you need to […]