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Welcome to our complete guide of resources for single moms. In this guide you will find a plethora of resources available through state, federal and private organizations. We have gathered phone numbers, websites and qualification criteria for financial resources, housing, childcare and transportation assistance. This article is updated for the end of 2016 and we will keep it current. Over 60 percent of single mothers are living on or below the poverty line. Much of that is attributed to the cost of childcare. Single parents who work...

Most people will agree that a college education results in a higher paying career. Unfortunately for a great many, college is unaffordable. In addition to low-income individuals, single parents struggle with paying tuition while supporting their family. If you are looking to go to college in the US, it’s even more difficult to pay for this schooling (a regular university degree from a state public college will run you about $25,000 per year, and roughly $100,000 in total for your 4 year education). The good news is there are a number...

Approximately 83% of Americans say they can’t afford college. Although an education is considered important to the majority of families, most believe the cost of an education is completely unaffordable and therefore, don’t consider it a viable option. The truth is the federal government has a financial assistance system in place specifically for low-income individuals. Furthermore the less your income the higher the grant amount you could be awarded. There are many types of grants available to students. We will focus on the Federal...

For most of us, graduating high school is an exciting time. You are becoming an adult and you have to make one of the most important decisions of your life. What will you choose as a career? There are some adults who currently face this question as well. Unfortunately, for many, it’s not the right question that needs to be asked. The question is, can I afford to go college? According to collegedata.com, the average cost of tuition for 2015–2016 is $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893...

Finding that extra funding that will help you change your life is never easy. It can seem like a disheartening venture, especially when looking at loans and repayments. But have you ever considered applying for a grant? Well you should! Y0u just may be able to get some  form of assistance like food, clothing, rent help, school funding, money to start a new busines (or even free money) IF you qualify for a specific grant. But the onus is on YOU to 1) first find a grant that you qualify for 2) and then to apply for it. Note that there...

Do any sort of search for single mom scholarships on the web and you’ll find all sorts of misleading information about scholarships for moms or women. Most of these programs listed online are either completely out of date, outright lies trying to get you to ‘pay money’ for fake scholarships, or straight out spam. We’ve sifted through ALL the crap online and come out with a list of 50+ LEGIT scholarships that target women, working moms and single mom types that you can apply for in 2016. We’ve also created...

It’s hard to combine family, job, and school. Many single mothers find that they can’t do all three at once, especially when their children are younger. Because a single mother can’t abandon family responsibilities and she needs to keep her job to support her family, it’s usually school and career development that has to be set aside. However, when the kids are old enough to go to school, it’s often easier to find time to pick up those degree plans or personal projects that will lead to a better job in the...

The Federal Pell Grant is a need based grant offered to undergraduate students who do not possess a bachelors or professional degree. Sometimes a student, even though he possess a bachelors degree, can be eligible for the Pell Grant if he is enrolled in a teacher certificate program. The Federal Pell Grant will only fund a student for 12 semesters (or the equivalent). Prior...