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Many single mothers rely on child support for additional money each month after a divorce, especially if they weren’t working before, or have lost their job, or need to stay at home with the kids instead of looking for other work. Unfortunately, anything to do with child support or money will often add even more tension to a situation that’s already difficult. That’s why every state has laws and regulations set up to make sure single parents get the support they need for their children. Here’s how to apply for child...

It’s hard being a single parent. If you’re the only one bringing in money to support your family, you find yourself trying to balance your responsibilities on the job with all of the things you want and need to do for your children. That can be difficult when you have to make the choice between putting in overtime and earning more, or spending time at home with your family. If you really need money, sometimes that’s not a choice at all, and you have to give up that valuable time with your growing children. It’s...

This article is part of our free Freelancing to Financial Freedom series which teaches moms to make a part time income on the side through FREELANCING.   “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” (Chinese proverb)  “Little drops of water make the mighty ocean.” (English nursery rhyme)  “With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” (Thomas Buxton) What do all these quotes have in common? They show the importance of small things that can be added...

This article is part of our free Freelancing to Financial Freedom series which teaches moms to make a part time income on the side through FREELANCING.   Single-parent families often struggle with finances, and many single mothers rely on part-time or seasonal work to supplement their monthly take-home earnings. If you’re a single mother looking for extra income, you could be earning up to $1000 per month as a freelance article writer. If you don’t think that you have time to write articles, or that you don’t have...

‘Loans for Single Mothers.’ This is a phrase I’ve seen tossed around the web, in searches, and as various website pages as the titles. The promise of course in this title is that there are special loans just for single moms In fact…there are not. To get a loan you have to go through the same process as every other person. Yes, there are some loans offered by credit unions or backed by the government that are easier to get for lower income households with bad or no credit history, but for the most part, there are no...

We’ve all had that experience: running out of money when we need it. Or maybe you aren’t out of money, but you need money for other purposes, say buying a mortgage as a single mom or attending college as a single parent. All of these things are costly – if you don’t have the money, you don’t have the money. This is where a loan can come in handy – you can borrow money from a lender and ideally use that money for a specific purpose. Go to school, build a business, buy a home or car, make repairs on your home, or in some...

We’ve come up with good alternatives to payday loans for people who need emergency funds and opt to go the loan route. Some of these still may have high interest rates (anywhere from less than twenty percent to a high 100 percent), they are absolutely better than payday loans which can have interest rates in the hundreds of percent.   What are Payday Loans? Payday Loans are some of the most popular loans because it’s easy to get them and you don’t usually have credit check requirements. The problem is that people land themselves...

The first thing you need to do is have some basic information about the foreclosure process, your loan, and a basic plan of attack. Know the foreclosure process. First off, we should look at the Foreclosure Process Itself. You should read our article about understanding the foreclosure process so you know what happens when you miss the first payment till the actual end of the process when the eviction notice is posted on your home. Know your mortgage type. Make sure you completely understand what type of mortgage you currently have. This...

As of 2014, the US economy is still struggling, people are having problems paying their mortgage, and foreclosures are all still common. We’ve put together one of the most comprehensive ‘Help My With My Mortgage’ guides on the web with quite a few specifics. This guide applies specifically to ALL people: senior citizens, families, single mothers, single fathers, etc. We will in the future have a specific look at mortgage help for single mothers, but for now this guide will answer those questions. Ok, the good news first. There...

A Direct Loan Consolidation (also know as a Direct Consolidated Loan) is a program run by the federal government that allows people to combine their multiple student loans into one loan. This means that instead of making multiple loan payments over the course of a month you will make only one. The purpose of a Consolidation Loan is to help people manage their student debt and make repayments that are appropriate and realistic for them. There is no required minimum loan amount for consolidating nor is there a maximum. Since this is a whole...

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