Career & Money

How to Get Back On the Career Ladder after a Divorce · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  You may have decided to take a break from your career while you were married because your spouse’s salary was more than enough to support your family. And you probably never imagined that you two would ever split. However, after years of being a stay-at-home mom looking after the kids and mastering the art of being a “domestic goddess’, you might feel like you’ve lost your corporate mojo and don’t really know where to start getting back into the…

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10 Tips For Protecting Your Credit During Divorce · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Divorce isn’t pleasant for either party. While dealing with the emotions surrounding the divorce, the idea of entering the dating scene again, or starting a new life as a single person, financial issues can seem like an even larger problem to manage. Don’t let finances be overlooked as you handle the relationship aspects of the divorce. When you separate or divorce your spouse, you need to protect your money and financial future as soon as possible. Here are actionable…

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How I Got My Financial House In Order After An Unwanted Divorce · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Tax time. As I dropped by the post office to get the right postage for the thick packet of homework to send to my accountant, I smiled to myself, confident that I had my financial house in order. It brought back memories of all the effort it took to dig a new foundation years ago, after my divorce. I no longer get weak-kneed and shaky thinking about those months leading to the divorce. The request for a divorce came…

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10 Empowering Tips For Re-Entering The Workforce After Divorce – Single Mum, Parents Article

What distinguishes a divorced mom from any other applicant as she re-enters the workforce is that she is either in the midst of crisis or in the wake of a crisis. In the quest to find a job or clients and customers for herself, she will compete with people who are feeling settled and happy or, perhaps, wide-eyed 20-somethings newly out of college and grad school. She will compete against women who do not have the responsibilities of caring for children. She will compete against men.…

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