Investing for Women

How to afford anyting — no matter your income – Single Mum, Parents Article

You may be thinking about buying things you currently can’t afford — or don’t think you can afford, yet. Would you like to buy a home, new car, or go on vacation? What about a college education? Maybe you’re saving up for a divorce, retirement or want to pay off debt.Whatever your goal, take action steps to get there. Seek ways to earn more, save money through frugal living and budgeting, and consider financing options.This post will help you understand…

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37 reasons all moms need $1,000 in a savings account in her own name – Single Mum, Parents Article

If I have one goal in this lifetime, it is to help women see the connection between their financial security, and their personal power. When you have a strong income and earning potential, you make better decisions about your romantic relationships — dating men not who will pay your rent, but men who rock your world. You can leave abusive or even unsatisfying relationships because you worry you can’t make it without his paycheck. If you have money in the bank,…

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Cleanse your jewelry box, find well-being (and financial profit!) – Single Mum, Parents Article

I’m a big fan of cleansing your life. Clutter is the enemy, and not just because stuff makes your home a mess, your closets, and drawers difficult to manage, and gives your housecleaner way too much work. Sell your bridal jewelry or other diamond jewelry to minimize this physical, mental and emotional clutter. Clutter — even valuable items — represent wasted money, energy, and opportunity (because if your home is full of stuff you don’t use or enjoy, that means you…

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Who deserves to call themselves a “single mom”? · Emma Johnson – Single Mum, Parents Article

Updated May 17, 2019 Below, you will find a polite, academic picking-apart of the who-gets-to-call-themselves-a-single-mom debate. It rages on, constantly, and after 7 years of blogging about single moms (and being one myself for 9 years), I have come to this conclusion: The argument about who is, and who is not a single mom is one of white privilege. One of the tireless discussions in the single mom community is, “Who gets to call themselves a single mom?” This conversation…

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Make life easier with one payment – Single Dad, Parents Article

If you’re drowning in high-interest debt or tired of paying multiple bills each month, debt consolidation is a smart solution to consider. Whether your debt includes credit cards, student loans, medical bills or car payments, juggling these expenses can be stressful — or even impossible. By consolidating your debt into a single, new loan, you can reduce your debt burden down to a single payment each month and potentially lower your interest rate, too. But, which company should you trust…

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How to be a financial grownup · Emma Johnson – Single Mum, Parents Article

Why is everyone such a financial mess? Why do successful, highly educated women have zero idea what is going on in their finances — and abandon their financial power to men? What do really successful people have to say about money and success? In this tidy book, and on this episode, Rebell, who is divorced, and remarried with a stepson, shares: Celebrities, bestsellers, turd-stirrers, advocates, everyday people with amazing stories, and call-in guests to discuss what smart moms really care about:…

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