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Affordable 2020 life insurance for moms

Here’s the thing with life insurance for moms: You know you’re supposed to have it, but you probably don’t because you think it is not affordable. Guilt and stress ensue. Ain’t nobody got time for that! Mama, you’re not alone … A Genworth survey found that 69% of single-parent families with kids at home are…

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How to sell your Cartier jewelry online

Do you have a Cartier diamond ring, earrings, LOVE bracelet, or Cartier watch that you no longer love or wear? There are safe, secure ways to sell your Cartier jewelry quickly, online, for the highest price in cash. Quick answer: Worthy is an A+ BBB rated online jewelry auction that provides the safest, most secure…

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How to negotiate a pay raise (the right way)

Feel like you should negotiate a pay raise? I mean, who doesn’t like more money, especially when you know the market is paying higher elsewhere (or even within the same company)? Ready to ask for that higher salary right now? In this post you will learn: What to focus on: It’s business, not personal Do…

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How to become a proofreader and work from home

If you love reading but hate seeing errors in writing, then a career as a proofreader could be a great fit for you.  Proofreading is an incredibly flexible work-at-home job for moms because you can set your schedule around your kids’ activities.  But what do proofreaders really do and how do you get proofreader jobs…

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Is disability insurance worth it?

Disability insurance for the self-employed

Quick answer: You need disability insurance more than life insurance. Those who do not have disability insurance through a job, including the self-employed, can find individual coverage through reputable companies for an affordable price. Breeze disability insurance plans start at $9/month for people aged 18 to 60 years old, with monthly benefits ranging from $500…

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How to prepare for a recession

Economists are warning of a 2020 recession. This post will help you prepare for a higher chance of unemployment, investment losses and general financial instability. First: What is a recession? A recession is a downturn in the economy. On a broader scale, this means that businesses lose money and industry produces less product for two…

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57 business tools for work-at-home moms

The ultimate work-at-home mom online toolkit to grow profits in less time. Struggling to grow your online, work-from-home business?  Thankfully, today there are many affordable (or free!) online tools to help you scale, profit and enjoy running your company. Instant access to a variety of scalable, web-based tools can drive organization and boost productivity for…

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how be good single mom

Stereotypes that keep single moms broke, overwhelmed and alone

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. — Eleanor Roosevelt When it comes to single moms, there are specific limiting beliefs that I see women struggle with time and again. Messages we assume to be true, and on which we base our worth, the treatment we accept, the relationships we aspire to, the…

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You cannot afford to be a SAHM

Itching to get out of the 9-5 workforce, and spend more time with your kids? I share why you cannot take the risk to quit your career.  However, there are countless ways moms can earn a high income, from home, with legitimate, flexible careers — many of which earn $100,000 or more.  Keep reading!  The…

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How do I buy stuff I can’t afford?

You may be thinking about buying things you currently can’t afford — or don’t think you can afford, yet. Would you like to buy a home, new car, or go on vacation? What about a college education? Maybe you’re saving up for a divorce, retirement or want to pay off debt. Whatever your goal, take…

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How to save money by negotiating your bills

Choices abound, but we’re taking a look at four companies disrupting how we think about paying bills: TrueBill Arcadia Power Trim These and other bill negotiation services earn money by helping you save yours. Bill negotiation services A bill negotiator is the same way. She takes time to uncover money-saving hacks as if her job…

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What happens to my kids if I die?

Estate planning and will for single parents

What happens to my kids if I die? Whether you’re a parent of teens, or have recently welcomed a new baby into your life, chances are you’ve asked yourself this question: What happens if I died? This question can be especially loaded if you’re a single parent. Don’t you want to do everything possible to…

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Where to sell your engagement ring for the best price, safely, online.

Can you sell your engagement ring after divorce? (Yes, and here’s why you should)

Short take: Don’t hold on to a token of a relationship gone wrong. Instead, consider where you can sell your diamond ring for the most money to Worthy.com — and use the money for a positive new start.  More info: I had a really spectacular engagement ring. It wasn’t that it was huge or particularly…

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How to save money on a low income

Saving money on a low income is not an easy feat, and that’s especially true when you have kids and all the expenses they bring. Once you’re done paying for kid’s sports, camps, clothing, and school needs, it’s easy to find yourself with nothing left at the end of the month. You may find your…

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how do you define 'single mom'?

Who deserves to call themselves a “single mom”?

Updated May 17, 2019 Below, you will find a polite, academic picking-apart of the who-gets-to-call-themselves-a-single-mom debate. It rages on, constantly, and after 7 years of blogging about single moms (and being one myself for 9 years), I have come to this conclusion: The argument about who is, and who is not a single mom is…

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When to sell your antique and estate jewelry & questions to ask

    Last updated Jan. 15, 2020   Recently, I was chatting with my good friend Sarah, who mentioned that she’d inherited her beloved grandmother’s large antique sapphire-and-diamond brooch. I was surprised to hear this — after all, I’ve known Sarah for years, and see her a couple times per month. I’ve never seen or…

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