I want to be show all of you single mothers struggling to make ends meet that it is possible to be financially stable on your own. To do this I beleive that you need to diversify your income, and create income streams that you enjoy doing the work for. It is also a goal for myself to be able to replace one of my current jobs with online income. I have given myself a one year time frame to do ... Read More about Extra Income for Single Moms & My Month by Month Goals
As I sit here totally consumed - reading post after post on all of my favorite personal finance blogs, I suddenly snap out of it. “What the hell are you doing?” I think to myself. I have no kids tonight and at least ten things I have to get done. "Screwing two things up at the same time isn't multitasking." I started the night out on my laptop. I had planned to write a couple of articles for ... Read More about A Case Against Multitasking
I’m feeling that it is high time to get the chronicles started! The only way to do that is to share some of my top secret personal information with you. Let’s start with a little background… I live outside of a small town. The average salary in my area is $29,798. I live in a low cost, low wage area. My income this year, bonuses included, will be right around $36,000. I am not living it up ... Read More about Let the Chronicles Begin: My Starting Point
As a single mother you have your plate full and without proper organization your life will become a mess. Organization affects every part of your life – the quality of time spent with family, finances, and how efficiently and effectively you can complete work. Not to mention being disorganized is a huge stress factor. "Organization is the key to success." The problem most women have with ... Read More about Financial Organization: Filing Systems Made Easy
I think that we have covered the fact that being a single mother is HARD! It is hard in so many aspects, and in the beginning of single motherhood, finances take a big hit. A lot of us never imagined we would ever need anyone’s help – most of us never imagined that we would wind up being single mothers. So, should single moms apply for financial assistance? It depends on your circumstances. As ... Read More about Should Single Moms Apply for Financial Assistance?