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DIY divorce companies help you save time, money and stress.

Top 10 DIY online divorce companies

Getting a traditional divorce — you know, with lots of lawyers and fighting — can be incredibly time consuming and expensive. Filing yourself, online, amiably, can save money, time, conflict, heartache and drama. Think about the traditional divorce route, with attorneys: Not only do you have to pay an attorney, lawyer, mediator, and court fees, you…
What to do with that old jewelry and where to sell it when you’re ready to let go.

What to do with old jewelry (and where to sell it)

Updated Feb. 15, 2020 Clutter is the enemy, and not just because stuff makes your home a mess, your closets, and drawers difficult to manage. Clutter hold you back in life. Sell your bridal jewelry or other diamond jewelry to minimize this physical, mental and emotional clutter — and make money while you're at it! Worthy.com…
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“I want a boyfriend, but a good man is hard to find”

The world tells single moms that there are no good men available to us, and we are destined to be lonely. Not true. Here is how to attract a quality man, find love, a boyfriend and even a husband, and enjoy a healthy relationship. When I was growing up, my divorced mom dated a lot,…
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. Have you done everything possible to care for…
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Cozi Family Organizer: Family organization app review

Modern life is hectic enough. Divorce makes it even more complicated. A family organization app can turn your out-of-control existence into an orderly, well-planned life. Cozi is one of the top-reviewed and most-used family organization apps on the market. According to its website, more than 20 million people currently use this free app Cozi. Download…
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A dad explains: “Why I don't see my child.”

Mention the fatherless epidemic in the United States, and the arguments are polarizing: Why fathers walk away after divorce It is either: Men are irresponsible douchebags who abandon their children to mothers, who are left to raise the children with few resources, or … Women are conniving, malicious, entitled nut-jobs who alienate fathers from their…
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Meet someone online? Why you should do a background search

While online dating in 2020 is socially acceptable (now, more people who marry meet online than any other way), it can still feel sketchy to meet someone whom you know little about outside of what their EliteSingles, Bumble or Zoosk profile says. After all, you don’t likely know anyone in common, and you’ve heard the…
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How to use your kid’s cell phone as a money teaching machine

This post was created in partnership with T. Rowe Price. You can google all the typical questions about teaching kids about personal finance: Allowance guidelines by age, save-spend-give jars, and other basic tools for teaching littles about stocks and compound interest. But how do you apply these lessons to real life? Below, you will see…
100+ ways to earn cash starting today with Uber Eats, Lyft, Steady, others.

101 legit ways to make money right now (mostly from home)

Who doesn't need more money? If you're not up for selling an organ on the black market or dabbling in illicit activity, income on the side is easier to find than ever before, thanks to the burgeoning freelance economy and the technology that supports it. If you're broke and short on time, this post has more…
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Are single dads better dads? Often, yes. Here's why …

I’ve heard it time and again: While they they were married, he worked a bazillion hours, rarely helped around the house, barely made time for the kids and spent any free time or money doing whatever the eff he wanted. She was overwhelmed, angry, felt abandoned and worried – and the kids felt abandoned by…