Category budgeting as a single mom
Most of us think we can’t save because there isn’t enough money to get by on, so how can I put any money in a place where I won’t have it?
All the wise people I know have financial sense. They understand how to manage money. They understand how to add and subtract. You cannot subtract more than you add to your bank account. Spending more money than you have is not acceptable. Money is simple. It is a commodity of exchange we receive for our time, our skill. So why do so many have so little financial sense?
Continuing even when things get tough is determination. D is for determination.Wisdom doesn’t come easily. It comes over time when you are determined.
Financial Planning to Keep Your Child Protected Guest Post by Sara Bailey When you’re a single parent, planning and preparation can make all the difference when it comes to caring for your little one. The same applies to your finances: careful planning can keep your family more secure, now and in the future. How can […]
The approaching Christmas holiday can cause stress for single parents. I remember standing in the check out line at Toys R Us a few days before the first Christmas after the divorce. I had to wait until I received my December paycheck before I could buy my three kids’ presents. Most single parents struggle to […]
Money is one of the most difficult topics for single mothers and others who struggle to keep afloat. I hope this little list helps.
Of all the troubles the single moms I coach have, money tops the list. I’ve read that 90% of single moms in the U.S. are on welfare. Single mothers are more likely than any other group to fall into poverty. Well over 33% already have. Depressing, huh?
Living Learning LovingLesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture that […]
Single Moms Never Have Enough Money Here’s a Bite of Soul Food Click above for link to brief audio message Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years […]
Topics for Single Mothers This blog is loaded with over 800 articles for single mothers. You may also like to read my monthly articles on Single Matters online magazine. I encourage you to visit our Resource Page and contact us if we can serve you. Gail raised three children as a single mother before she […]