Category: Money and Aid

Insurance And Divorce

If your former spouse is the main support for you and your children via alimony payments and insurance, what happens if he or she dies? There is no guarantee that life will continue for...

Budgeting for Single Mothers

Single mothers are burdened with being the sole breadwinner without the benefit of having a dual earner in the house. Single moms often struggle to make ends meet and need to develop a strict...

Single parent Salary: Growing your career and finances

You’re a single parent and you’re always concerned about making ends meet. Well, let’s stop worrying and start doing! Take those steps, even small ones, to elevate yourself and your family. I know that...

Teaching your kids about money – start early

Article by Allison Jarman As a single mom, you probably feel overwhelmed financially. This is not the time to feel sorry for your self or believe the lie that there’s no hope. It is...

Living in a Town to Save Money

Sometimes the bills are tight and you have to take drastic measures just to keep your family afloat. Did you realize that changing the town you live in can actually save you money? It...

Lack of financial support for single moms – why?

Republican Rep Joe Walsh is the latest “Dad” to be listed as not paying child support. Although he claims not that much is owed, it’s hard to believe that his ex-wife would file an...

Making Money as a College Student

Being a single mom is difficult enough in the finance department, but add to that the stress of also being a college student, and you have a plate that’s just piled over. You’ve got...

State Help and assistance for Single Moms

Being a single mom is very difficult, but there are plenty of state resources available to help you out. The issue is that many single moms don’t even realize what’s out there in the...

Organizations that help low-income women

Small bucks can fulfill big dreams! “Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving”. These words by Henry Ford echo a global viewpoint regarding...

Managing single parent money

Managing money as a single parent is challenging but not insurmountable. Many single parents I speak with frequently mention that they have … “More month than money”. With the uncertainty of the current economy,...

Financial concerns for single moms

Single moms face an especially challenging time with finances. Adding in the current economic environment and it came seem almost impossible to most moms. But there is hope. Moms must remember that for every...

Six Ways to Save Money without Coupons

There’s a seamy underside to almost every Coupon Queen story you read or see on television. First of all, to be successful at extreme couponing, the consumer has to shop on the brand name...

Minimizing Insurance Premiums

If you don’t pay attention to your insurance policy, premiums can cost a lot more money than necessary. You can cut back considerably on your premiums for health insurance, car insurance, renters insurance, and...

Getting Fired and Unemployment Benefits

Having a job is very important to take care of you and your family’s needs. Getting fired can be something that can destroy you financially and personally. Most people assume that you will automatically...

Bad Credit Score and Jobs

With the job market the way it is these days, people are looking for ways to help them to find the best job possible. One thing that many people do not realize is that...

Single parents: Collecting Child Support

Collecting child support can be a difficult thing – whether your ex-spouse can be found or not. Many times, just hiring an attorney is not sufficient. You may have to hire other professionals to...

Applying for a free computer from non-profits

Maybe you are in dire need of a computer considering the usefulness of it for your upcoming online college education. Or you are a person who is looking to work from home with a PC...

Debt Settlement Scams: What to Watch Out For

Debt settlement companies are everywhere you turn. They advertise on television, on the radio, and in your local newspaper. They promise to solve all of your debt problems by working with your creditors to...

Tips for Going to Court for Child Support

Going through a divorce and getting custody of your children is not the end of the process. Having the finances that you need to take care of your children is another part of the...

Tax Breaks For Single Moms

Tax breaks can be found for anyone and this can save you a great deal of money, including single moms.  By researching specific tax breaks for single moms, you can get more money back...

100 percent USDA home loan for single moms

It is your turn to become a homeowner no matter your income and credit score! If you have a hard time coming up with money for mortgage downpayment,you must look into the 100 percent...

Are you a single mom needing free braces for teeth?

Not all insurance companies reject coverage! First of all, be informed that not all the insurance companies refuse to cover the cost of the braces. Some companies agree to cover at least a small...

Suggestions for those struggling to make ends meet

Things to do if you are struggling to make ends meet: Millions of people struggle to make ends meet every month. Living paycheck to paycheck does mean a crisis or a financial issue is...

Resources for single moms – help is out there

Having discussed in detail a plethora of assistance programs, we have crafted this article with the sole aim of providing a comprehensive compilation of links to resources that could help during trying times. Note...

Single moms living together and sharing expenses

Is single moms living together really a good idea? One of the questions that gets asked by single moms every now and then is whether living together with another single mother really a good...

How to Avoid Being Broke

Do you often have this moment when you just let out a deep sigh and say ‘I am broke. What can I do?’? If you are this kind of person then you exactly have...

Free government money for Home improvements

Does the government really provide free grants for home improvement? Are you trying to avail yourself of grant money for the home repairs? If yes,keep in mind that there are not a lot of...

Availing a Home loan with low fico score

Gone are the days when the banks simply said NO to anybody who showed a poor credit history. Banks are competing fiercely with one another for giving a mortgage to the borrower, but at...

No job and need money for rent and bills?

Have you recently lost your job and need money now for rent and bills. First of all, do not lose hope because of having to face crisis or an emergency. You are not alone....

Utility bill payment assistance programs

Are there any federal assistance programs that offer utility bill payment assistance? No. There are no such state or federal programs that you can find for paying utility bills. But for those in need...

Loans for single mothers with bad credit

Are you a single mother with a bad credit score looking for a loan? Getting a loan with a poor credit might not be hard, considering the number of loan companies out there clamoring...

Programs for Single Mothers buying a home

Down payment assistance, grants and more! There are many programs offering financial assistance for low income families who are about to buy a home. Single mothers who contemplate becoming a homeowner can make use...

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families [TANF]

As the name of the welfare program clearly indicates, it is aimed at providing temporary cash assistance for families deemed needy. Those getting approved for benefits will be issued cash assistance in the form...

Welfare Benefits for Single Mothers

The welfare benefits for single mothers are aimed at eradicating the temporary financial problems which many single moms seem to stumble upon in their life. But do keep in mind that these programs are not...

Housing Assistance for Single Mothers

Get assistance to get decent housing: Housing assistance is available for single mothers and for all families meeting the income requirements set by the local housing agency. Apart from being available to needy families,...