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Can you afford to be a stay at home mom? No — but do this instead – Single Mum, Parents Article

Itching to get out of the 9-5 workforce, and spend more time with your kids?I share why you cannot take the risk to quit your career. However, there are countless ways moms can earn a high income, from home, with legitimate, flexible careers — many of which earn $100,000 or more. Keep reading! The argument is over: You absolutely, positively cannot afford to be a full-time stay-at-home mom.No need to delve into arguments about personal choice or what is good for children or…

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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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How to save money on a low income – Single Mum, Parents Article

Saving money on a low income is not an easy feat, and that’s especially true when you have kids and all the expenses they bring. Once you’re done paying for kid’s sports, camps, clothing, and school needs, it’s easy to find yourself with nothing left at the end of the month. You may find your situation immensely frustrating, but it’s important to know you’re not alone. A recent study from CareerBuilder noted that 78 percent of American workers are living…

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7 best free online checking accounts – Single Mum, Parents Article

Quick top pick: BBVA Compass. Free checking, ATMs, cash-back debit card rewards, bill pay and mobile deposit. Plus: BBVA also has a high-interest savings account. Sign up for a free BBVA checking account >> Whether you’re tired of being charged a monthly service fee, or looking for a fresh start with a new bank, or want an account that will travel where ever you go, a free online checking account can be a great option. Free, after all, is almost…

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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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Become a bookeeper and crunch numbers and spreadsheets (from home!) – Single Mum, Parents Article

If you love numbers and math and actually enjoy tracking data in spreadsheets, a career as a bookkeeper can be a great fit for moms — especially since these high-paying jobs are often available on a part-time basis, as a work-at home side gig. Some bookkeepers earn $60 per hour while working from home, and making their own hours. Free training on bookkeeping >> Many bookkeepers find work with a single organization while others work as freelance bookkeepers for a…

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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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