Category money management

What Are Your Luxuries & Your Necessities?

Luxuries & Necessities “Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.” – Henry David Thoreau There was a day when owning a television was a luxury. Then it was owning a computer. And then it was owning a […]

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A Thought About Money from a Seasoned Mama Bird

Money is one of the most difficult topics for single mothers and others who struggle to keep afloat. I hope this little list helps.

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7 Steps for Managing Money as Single Mother

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?

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Managing Money If you do not have a job or a steady income a budget may be the least of your concerns. You may not be in the position to consider paying off debts or saving because you are financially dependent on others. Perhaps you are on welfare and food stamps.┬áThere are times when it […]

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Money-Never Enough

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 […]

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Need Money?

Lack of money may not be the problem. #gshowalter_livinglearningloving 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 she knows a great deal about child development and how to […]