Hey mama — Have debt? Credit card, medical, student loans, car payments, mortgage payments, personal loans to your family or friends, loans against your 401(k) or pension?
You’re not alone. Pew research found that 80 percent of Americans have debt, too.
Debt can be incredibly stressful, keep you from reaching your financial and life goals — even prevent you from dating or finding love.
That is why I created Debt-Free Single Moms, a closed Facebook group only for single moms committed to facing down their debt — for once and all!
Interested in being part of an open, supportive, positive group of ambitious, wonderful moms? Ready to face your financial skeletons and pay that debt down?
Join Debt-Free Single Moms now. Single moms only, guys!
Did you listen to this Like a Mother interview with my friend Lauren Greutman of IamThatLady.com? Lauren and her family found themselves over-mortgaged and in $40,000 in credit card debt. In this episode she tells about having her Mary Kay pink Cadillac repo’d from the driveway of their over-leveraged McMansion, lying to her husband about her spending, getting job at the local steakhouse, and gradually and surely taking hold of her money and life. She’s hilarious, honest and wonderful:
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Emma Johnson is a veteran money journalist, noted blogger, bestselling author and an host of the award-winning podcast, Like a Mother with Emma Johnson. A former Associated Press Financial Wire reporter and MSN Money columnist, Emma has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Glamour, Oprah.com, U.S. News, Parenting, USA Today and others. Her #1 bestseller, The Kickass Single Mom (Penguin), was named to the New York Post’s ‘Must Read” list.
Emma regularly comments on issues of modern families, gender equality, divorce, sex and motherhood for outlets like CNN, Headline News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fox & Friends, CNBC, NPR, TIME, MONEY, O, The Oprah Magazine and The Doctors. She was named Parents magazine’s “Best of the Web,” “Top 15 Personal Finance Podcasts” by U.S. News, and a “Most Eligible New Yorker” by New York Observer.
A popular speaker, Emma presented at the United Nations Summit for Gender Equality. Read more about Emma here.