personal finance

7 Beyonce’-worthy Ways to Pamper Yourself on a Budget That Will Blow Your Mind – Single Mum, Parents Article

  If you watched Beyonce’s Homecoming documentary on Netflix, you know she spent 8-12 months working her body to the bone to get ready for her show at Coachella. I’m betting she got massages and other pampering services weekly, if not daily to soothe her aching muscles. I’m also willing to bet she went on a spa retreat after the show to get some much needed “me” time to recover. She can do that since she is rolling in the…

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5 Need To Know Facts About The Child Tax Credit (Under the New Tax Plan) – Parents Article

Just when you thought you got the hang of filing your taxes, new tax reform waltzed right in. The new tax reform, otherwise known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, was signed into law in 2017. It may have come with significant changes, but it also, in some ways, simplified a few things. Apart from the update to income tax brackets and marginal tax rates, the tax reform also includes a new child tax credit. Child Tax Credit is…

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7 Side Hustles for Single Moms to Stretch Your Budget without Overwhelming Your Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

We are told we need a budget to manage our money. You go online and find a single mom budget worksheet that gives you a headstart (I hope) for your income. Even with a budget, you might still be feeling the crunch of more month at the end of your money. I’ve heard many financial experts say you need to cut back and trim your spending to cure the money crunch. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always work. With the cost of…

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My top 10 blog posts of 2017 – your favourite posts in one place! – Single Mum, Parents Article

As the first year of blogging here on Self-Employed Single Mum draws to a close I’ve been taking stock and of the last 12 months and planning for 2018. That’s included digging into the stats for this site. It’s been a valuable exercise because it’s given me a great insight into which posts are striking a chord and being read the most. I’ve now got a clearer idea of where to go with my content next year. That might mean…

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My top 10 blog posts of 2017 – your favourite posts in one place! – Single Mum, Parents Article

As the first year of blogging here on Self-Employed Single Mum draws to a close I’ve been taking stock and of the last 12 months and planning for 2018. That’s included digging into the stats for this site. It’s been a valuable exercise because it’s given me a great insight into which posts are striking a chord and being read the most. I’ve now got a clearer idea of where to go with my content next year. That might mean…

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