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April 2010

How To Apply For Food Stamps

Financial Help For Single Mothers

As a single mother, you should consider getting financial assistance in every possible way. One of the many ways is through the federally funded food stamp programs, however not every one is entitled to it. The food stamp program is designed to help low-income families and individuals buy the food they need for good health. […]

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Grants for Single Mothers

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As a single mother, you can often carry all the responsibility of raising your children as well as the financial burden of the family. This can put a huge strain on yourself and often help is out there. Finding the right help for yourself – whether it’s government grants, college grants for single mothers or […]

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Government Financial Help For Single Mothers

Financial Help For Single Mothers

Money is one of the biggest issues facing single moms these days. As a result, debt is just a part of life for many single mothers. Many mothers find it difficult making their sole income stretch for rent / mortgage, food and caring for their kids. Fortunately, there is government help available and we are […]

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Five Steps To Help You Manage Your Money – Step 1

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Step 1: Work out how much money you owe Working out your expenses is critical to you becoming debt free and getting on top of your finances. This takes a lot of organization on your behalf and it is crucial to be organized. This step is important so you don’t get a bad credit score […]

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Five Steps To Help You Manage Your Money – Step 2

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Step 2: Try and eliminate as much debt as possible So, we understand you won’t be able to do this overnight, but this is a process to get you debt-free. The most important thing is to rank all your debts according to which charge you the highest interest rate and pay them off FIRST. These […]

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Five Steps To Help You Manage Your Money – Step 3

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Step 3: BUDGET This step is key to effective money management. Calculate how much money you earn and then work out, line by line, a list of everything you pay out each month. Once you have done this, you will see how you are spending your money, where you need to make the necessary adjustments […]

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Five Steps To Help You Manage Your Money – Step 4

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Step 4: Set Financial Goals Work out where you want to be financially in a few years time and start making steps to get there. These are a few options to get there: get a higher paying job go back to school file for child support take up a second job The point is, these […]

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Five Steps To Help You Manage Your Money – Step 5

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Step 5: Save as much as you can This is really really difficult for some people but it is really important to save so you can reach your financial goals. You need to exercise discipline and live within your means. Resist the urge to purchase items on your credit card as this will get you […]

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