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“There are three things that matter in property: location, location, location.” That’s a well-known quote that many real estate agents use, because it really shows what’s most important to their clients when it comes to renting or buying a home. We could use that same quote to describe the three things that matter in finding a job as a single mother: flexibility, flexibility, flexibility. You’ve got to be able to fit your job around your family life, and adjust your family schedule to cope with what you’re...

Have you ever wished you were being paid for all of the time you spend doing your job as a single mom? After all, you’ve got a lot of marketable skills that you use every day. You’re an expert at taking care of children, making sure they stay healthy and happy, helping them keep up with their school work, and teaching them about responsibility, discipline, and getting along with other people. All of these skills can help you on the job, too. For example, if you’re used to settling arguments between two of your children,...

Our other articles have discussed freelance article writing, but this time we tackle a different sort of freelancing — typing! When typewriters first started to be widely used in offices around the United States, there was a big push to get people trained to learn to type, so that office workers could use these new machines to produce professional-looking correspondence and other documents. While at first both men and women were trained in typing skills, “secretarial work” gradually became viewed as a woman’s job....

This article is part of our free Freelancing┬áto Financial Freedom series which teaches moms to make a part time income on the side through FREELANCING. With nearly every form of communication and commerce, there’s someone behind the scenes doing the writing. As the economy expands and more people are getting into the marketplace, that means more need for good writers to come up with advertising slogans, publicity announcements, press releases, and more. Additionally, there are always jobs for writers in the field of publishing,...

This article is part of our free Financing to Freedom series which teaches moms to make a part time income on the side through FREELANCING. The motto of the Peace Corps is “the toughest job you’ll ever love” – and that’s a great motto for parenting, as well. Single parents know that when you’re the only one doing that job, there’s a lot of time involved. If you’re one of the millions of single moms who also work outside the home, you probably can’t imagine finding time in your already...

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