Tag Archives: Single moms and money

Money Matters SMORE Card Deck

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.

Piggy Bank with dollars sticking out

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?

The Twelve Financial Pitfalls of Divorce

One of the eight SMORE themes is Money Matters. This post includes some specifics about money and divorce. By Ginita Wall, CPA, CFP An excerpt from the seminar “Second Saturday: What Women Need to Know About Divorce” Each year, nearly 2.8 million men and women go through the emotional and financial trauma of divorce. During […]

Money Matters and the Single Mom

Money Does Matter According to Larry Burkett in his book, The Financial Guide for the Single Parent, “The three big expenses in any single parent’s budget are housing, cars, and kids,-in that order.” If you are a single mother you probably don’t need an author to tell you that. And you may believe there is […]