Christmas and Valentines just passed and it’s that time of year again—Birthday time! Your budget is tight but you want to make your big boy or girl feel wonderful on their special day. Here are some ideas on how to not break the bank, again, during this birthday celebration. The first thing to do ... Read More »
Financial Advice for Single Moms
For single-parent families often faced with limited resources and options, getting a grip on household finances can be an overwhelming task.
Now there is specific, practical help for anyone trying to get a handle on their finances while heading a family on their own. Learn here how to develop a budget, means to save, spend wisely and make the right choices, and most importantly how to stick to the plan until budgeting becomes routine.
To really getting your budget in line may require rethinking just about everything on which you spend money. You don't have to give up the things you love to save money, but you just have to be willing to look hard. To stash away the big bucks, first chop expenses in housing, transportation and food, and other fixed expenses, then review your discretionary costs.
A physically fit body is typically the result of good health habits, such as eating healthy; regular exercise; and help from a professional in the health industry. In contrast, if we have poor health habits, such as eating unhealthy food every day; little or no exercise; and no input from a health ... Read More »
Achieving a physically fit body is a journey. We begin the journey by evaluating our current level of physical fitness. This can be done by looking at, among other things, our weight, our cardiovascular strength, our endurance and our flexibility. We then identify what changes we want to make, and ... Read More »
Summer’s here and though you might be spending less on heating your home and water, you’re likely to make up those costs in air conditioning and the amount of water you use. There are a lot of ways to cut your energy costs, and even ways to make it a family endeavor! Check out resources like Energy ... Read More »
As a single mother you have learned how to survive on a single income. It has been a hard road but you have managed to sacrifice and take control of your financial situation. But, what if you unexpectedly lost your job tomorrow? Would you have enough money in savings to tide you over? The ... Read More »
As a mother you are keeping the family together and with all of your responsibility it is also on you to cut your family’s costs and save money where you can. Here are three tips for saving money as a mommy without taking extensive measures. Plan Your Meals Make a weekly meal plan for you and ... Read More »
As a single mother, lets admit it, times get tough. You are fortunate enough to have your children that mean the world to you, but it doesn’t come cheap. Of course you’d do anything to keep them safe, even if that means struggling financially to support their well being. Debt can get out of hand ... Read More »
As a parent you are bound to face a few challenges but as single mother you are bound to face challenges everyday. Raising a child is not meant to be done alone however today it is occurring more often then traditional value holders would like to see. If you are a single mother trying to ... Read More »
One of the most common complaints from single parents is “my life is so crazy” or “I never have time for myself” or “I am living in chaos.” One of the ways to combat the clutter of life is to simplify your life. Simplifying can mean many things to different people, but in essence, simplifying means ... Read More »