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Welcome to Wealthysinglemommy.com!

Our goal is to help you build a full, awesome life as a single mom. We've helped millions of mommas with career, money, business, parenting, feminism, dating, sex, success, love, and relationship advice. You’re not in this alone!

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Where to start on Wealthysinglemommy.com

With 295+ posts on the site, you've got a lot to catch up on!

What to read first about MONEY:

12 grants and 22+ resources for single moms

Free help for single moms in 2022: 16+ resources

Best highly paid work-from-home jobs and careers for single moms

What to read first in SELF CARE:

Life after divorce? You get a one-year pass to be a hot mess

7 things you should know about dating during or after divorce

What to read first in DIVORCE:

15 signs your husband or wife is ready to leave you

Should I get a divorce? Signs you should consider divorce or a legal separation

Complete guide to an uncontested divorce

What to read first in DATING:

Why kids don’t always come first when dating as a single parent

9 reasons dating is better as a single mom

Online dating apps: The ultimate guide for single moms

What to read first in PARENTING:

Co-parenting rules: How to coparent with an ex

Parenting classes online: Free and court-accepted classes

What to tell your kid when their dad is not involved

Free resources for single posts

15 Steps to Thriving as a Single Mom

Single mom support group

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Resource guides for single moms

Free housingFree school supplies
Free laptops$500 monthly single mom grant
Free clothesScholarships for single moms
Free carFree Christmas gifts
Free smartphoneGovernment assistance for single moms
Free wifiFree and low-cost prescriptions
Free formulaFree diapers
Free gasFree toys
Free daycareAffordable dentures
Free prescription glassesFree money
10+ charities that help single mothersTutoring and homework help
Free or low-cost after school programsHealth insurance
Cash for carsFree food
Dumpster diving

About the Founder of Wealthysinglemommy.com

Emma Johnson

emma johnson
Wealthysinglemommy.com founder Emma Johnson is an award-winning business journalist, activist, author and expert. A former Associated Press reporter and MSN Money columnist, Emma has appeared on CNBC, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, TIME, The Doctors, Elle, O, The Oprah Magazine. Winner of Parents magazine’s “Best of the Web” and a New York Observer “Most Eligible New Yorker,” her #1 bestseller, The Kickass Single Mom (Penguin), was a New York Post Must Read. As an expert on divorce and gender, Emma presented at the United Nations Summit for Gender Equality and multiple state legislature hearings. More about Emma's credentials.

Learn more about how to work with Emma, and use data from Wealthysinglemommy.com to grow your bottom line.

About the experts on Wealthysinglemommy.com

Leighann Bacher, Wealthysinglemommy.com managing editor

Leighann Bacher

Leighann Bacher is a writer/editor based in Pittsburgh, Pa. She received her degree in journalism from Kent State University and has since worked for major metropolitan newspapers, marketing firms and city magazines. Leighann was named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's '40 Under 40 Honorees' for spearheading a social media campaign to connect people with COVID-19 vaccines and resources. Her greatest joy is spending time with her two kids and dabbling in her creative passions of photography, dance and art.

Robyn Evans, Wealthysinglemommy.com assistant editor

Robyn Evans is the assistant editor for Wealthy Single Mommy.
Robyn Evans is an award-winning writer, inspirational author, and occasional songstress (especially in the shower). Born and raised in Baltimore, she focused on helping women make healthy choices for body, mind and soul. She’s a grateful bonus mom to a photographer son and activist daughter and works with young writers through a nonprofit called the Youth Writers Challenge. Robyn writes for corporate clients, is a former feature writer for The Carroll County Times, has written for The Baltimore Sun and is the author of three books.

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Emilia Benton

Emilia Benton
Emilia Benton is a freelance journalist covering a wide range of topics including personal finance, health and wellness, among many others. Her work has appeared in publications such as LendingTree, Insider, SELF, Women’s Health, and more. Emilia is also a 10-time marathoner and lives in her hometown of Houston with her husband, Omar, and Boston Terrier rescue, Astro.

Natasha Burton

Natasha Burton is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.
Natasha Burton is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Healthline, Livestrong, and Woman's Day, among other lifestyle magazines and websites. She’s the author of seven books, including What's My Type?: 100+ Quizzes to Help You Find Yourself ― and Your Match!, 101 Quizzes for Couples and The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags.

Gabrielle Clemens, JD, LLM, CDFA®, AEP®

Gabrielle Clemens, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA*), JD, LLM

Gabrielle Clemens, CDFA®, JD, LLM, Accredited Estate Planner, is a Financial Advisor at RBC Wealth Management – U.S. and Managing Director at Clemens Private Wealth Management Group and Seaport Boston Private Wealth Management. She is a 2021 Forbes Best-in-State Private Wealth Advisor, a 2021 & 2020 Forbes Top Woman Wealth Advisor, and a 2020 Top Woman Wealth Advisor, Working Mother Magazine.

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Donna Freedman

Donna Freedman is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.

Longtime personal finance journalist Donna Freedman created the Smart Spending blog for MSN Money and has written for dozens of other publications, including The New York Times Review of Books, NerdWallet, Magnify Money, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Vox, Get Rich Slowly, All You, The Simple Dollar, the Chicago Tribune and Wise Bread. Her work has won regional and national awards. She is a member of Mensa, but people are much more impressed by the fact that she was once on the game show “Jeopardy!” Donna lives and writes in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Stacey Freeman, J.D.

Stacey Freeman has been published in The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, Town & Country, Yahoo!, HuffPost, Popsugar and Worthy.com. She has been quoted in The New York Times, HuffPost, and SheKnows, to name a few. She is also a single mom of three amazing kids.

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Christina Heiser

Christina Heiser is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.

Christina Heiser is a New York City-based content marketer and freelance writer. She covers beauty, health, nutrition, fitness, and parenting for a variety of online and print publications. Her work regularly appears on websites including NBC News and A Sweat Life. Over her decade-long career, she's also held editorial positions at Everyday Health and Women's Health. When she's not working, you can find Christina checking out the latest boutique fitness classes, attempting to master gluten-free cooking, and watching reality TV.

Hailey Hudson

Hailey Hudson is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.
Hailey Hudson is a full-time freelance writer and content marketer based out of Atlanta, Georgia, where she lives with her cat. Hailey writes in the healthcare, digital marketing, education, and pet industries for clients like Healthline, Dell, Looper, Barnes & Noble Education, and Chewy. When she's not working, she's writing YA novels; singing musical theatre; or doing advocacy work in the chronic illness and disability fields.

Denise K. James

Denise K. James is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.

Denise K. James is an independent writer and editor based in the Southeast. She holds a master's degree in English from the College of Charleston and has lived in multiple Southern cities, with Atlanta as her current home. Denise has written for a variety of websites and publications, including Homelight, Celebrate Hilton Head, Grand Strand Magazine, Birmingham Lifestyle, Edible Northeast Florida, Southern Flavor and many others. In her spare time, Denise enjoys exploring Atlanta, taking road trips, watching the birds and squirrels out of her window and reading great works of literature.

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Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson is a financial expert, award-winning writer, and Indiana mother of two who is obsessed with frugality, budgeting and travel. Her personal finance articles have been published in the U.S. News, Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, and Lifehacker. Holly is founder of of the family finance resource, ClubThrifty.com, and is the co-author of Zero Down Your Debt: Reclaim Your Income and Build a Life You’ll Love.

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Lisa Lagace

Lisa Lagace
Lisa Lagace is a Toronto-based freelance writer covering the entertainment and lifestyle beats. Her words have been featured in NPR, USA Today, Marie Claire, The New York Post, Paste Magazine and more. When she’s not busy writing about the intersection of entertainment and finance, she can be found with friends seeing live music (when there’s not a pandemic raging), hanging out with all the dogs in the dog park, or binging her latest TV obsession—which is probably true crime related. She highly suggests watching the latest season of Succession for a unique look at the way trauma is passed down generationally. She taught herself everything she knows about finance after graduating with significant student loans and realizing her expensive education taught her nothing about the intricacies of money. Today, she uses that knowledge to help others who find themselves in similar situations.

Miranda Marquit, MBA

Miranda Marquit

Miranda Marquit has been writing about money on the internet for 15 years and has contributed to NPR, Forbes, The Hill, Time, Marketwatch, and CNBC. She is an avid podcaster and enjoys travel, the outdoors, and playing board games with her teenage son. Miranda lives in Idaho.

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Bianca Mendez

bianca mendez freelance writer

Bianca Mendez is a writer and editor living in New York City. Her work has appeared in Woman’s Health, Bustle, Latina, Refinery29, and many other publications. She also served as a sex and dating editor at Elite Daily and a freelance lifestyle editor for Bauer Publishing’s Teen Department, where she helped the team launch three new magazines.

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Carley Millhone

Carley Millhone is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.
Carley Millhone is a writer and editor based in the Midwest. She often writes about lifestyle, health, and wellness, and her work has appeared in publications like Greatist and PureWow. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her hitting the trails for a run or hike. She’s also a new mom.

Danielle Page

Danielle Page is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.
Danielle Page is a freelance writer, editor, and content strategist whose work has appeared in National Geographic, NBC, USA TODAY, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Elle, AskMen, Women’s Health and many others.

Yingjia Puk

Yingjia Puk

Yingjia Puk is a GIA-certified gemologist and CAD/CAM jewelry designer as well as a member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. Yingjia has worked extensively with jewelry since 2006, with positions at Harry Winston, celebrity jeweler Lorraine Schwartz and Good Housekeeping and BlackBook magazines. Previously, she managed the gemological laboratory at Worthy.com. Yingjia is originally from Singapore.

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Maria Raczka, PhD

Maria Raczka is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.

Maria Raczka, PhD, writes about relationships, dating and wellness for sites including Top10.com and The Blast. She holds advanced degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Rochester. Maria lives in New Jersey.

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Molly Rosenblum, Esq.

Molly Rosenblum, Las Vegas attorney.

Molly Rosenblum is founding attorney of The Rosenblum Allen Law Firm in Las Vegas, Nev., where she and her team focus on family law, criminal defense and civil cases — aiming to treat every client’s case like the most important case. Molly is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, a certified parenting coordinator, and an award-winning pro bono volunteer with the Southern Nevada Legal Aid Society. Molly graduated cum laude from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she received the Dean’s Award for Academic Performance. In her personal time, Molly is an avid triathlete having completed several Ironman competitions. Molly’s biggest accomplishment is her two children.

Ashley Welch

Ashley Welch is a writer for Wealthy Single Mommy.

Ashley Welch has more than a decade of experience in both breaking news and long-form storytelling. She served as the health editor for CBSNews.com for several years, reporting, writing, and editing daily health news articles and features. She currently works as a freelance editor and writer for a number of health, wellness, and lifestyle outlets, including Oprah.com and Healthline.

Ashley holds a bachelor's degree from Fordham University and a master's degree from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, where she studied health and science reporting.

Rebecca Zung, Esq.

Rebecca Zung

Rebecca Zung is a family attorney recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Lawyer in America,” and author of the bestselling books, Negotiate Like You M.A.T.T.E.R.: The Sure Fire Method to Step Up and Win (foreword by Robert Shapiro) and Breaking Free: A Step-by-Step Divorce Guide for Achieving Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Freedom.

Rebecca has been featured by Extra!, Forbes, Huffington Post, Newsweek, Time, Dr. Drew, NPR Talk Radio, Reader's Digest, Good Day New York and CBS Los Angeles.

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