Planning


tax preparation 2
Yuck! (Just wanted to get that out of the way.) Sorry to be a “downer,” but this time of year always grinds me down a little bit.  With the near-constantly gray, winter weather I tend to feel a little more empty.  And then there’s tax season, and tax preparation.  Yes, […]

Tax Preparation for Single Moms


Scholarships for Single Moms 1
Note: this post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a small commission (at no cost to you) if you make a purchase through my link. I never recommend products I don’t stand behind. Thanks for your support. As a single mom, you want to do everything you can […]

Scholarships for Single Moms


Planning for CHristmas Savings 4
OK, I admit it … I am starting with my Christmas planning for 2017.  And today is October 31st.  My youngest daughter will be trick or treating tonight.  So yeah, technically I guess I should wait until tomorrow to write this post. But then, haven’t we been bombarded in certain stores with Christmas decorations and […]

4 Ideas to Make Christmas planning for 2017 Easier … ...



life insurance for single moms 1
It’s probably not the most pleasant topic, but life insurance for single moms is essential.  As a single mom, you need to have life insurance. But I get it.  Some days you are too busy to even give it a thought, with all the errands and sports practices and work […]

Life Insurance for Single Moms


Financially Savvy Child 3
(This was a post from September 2014 that appeared on my other blog, Starting Over … Again.) May I just take a moment to be a proud momma, and give a shout out to my oldest daughter. I am so proud of the young woman she has become, and proud […]

Raising a Financially Savvy Child – and I am a ...


Quick Guide - Emergency Fund 2
(This is re-posted from my previous blog.  I rediscovered this post the other day, and wanted to add it to the financial posts on this blog.) This is one of the best pieces of advice I ever received – set some money aside as an emergency fund for … well, emergencies. It […]

Quick Guide – Emergency Fund