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7 Things You Can Do For a Struggling Single Mom at Christmas · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  It’s Christmas and you’re busy. You’ve got gifts to buy, parties to attend, meals to plan and family coming in from out of town. Single moms are busy too. They are busy working low-paying jobs, making sure her children have a hot dinner on the table, helping with homework and worrying about how to afford and fit into her schedule all that comes along with giving her children a “Merry Christmas.” In the United States today, there are nearly 13.6 million single moms raising over 21 million children. That’s 21 million children who believe in Santa and deserve to experience the joy...

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How to Keep Your Home Safe From a Major Snowstorm

[ad_1] The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re like most, you may be tempted to deck your halls with all the trappings of the season. But before you do, it’s worth remembering that the holidays have the potential to bring some not-so-merry tidings. Between the numerous parties, the abundant cooking, the entertaining and the traveling, your home faces more hazards during the holiday season than you may think.   Here are six ways you can protect your home, family and finances during the most wonderful time of the year.   Tend to Your Tree   The centerpiece of your holiday décor —...

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How To Reduce Your Single Mom Holiday Shopping Stress · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  You’re a divorced mom, raising kids, working outside the home, keeping up with holiday school functions, and probably dealing with an ex who wants to change the holiday visitation schedule. That’s a recipe for taking all the holly jolly out of Christmas! Lines, crowds and stress — if that describes your holiday shopping experience, you’re doing it all wrong. The cost of gifts and decorations can add up quickly, but there are plenty of ways to reduce the dent in your wallet and hold onto your holiday spirit. Here are 8 money and time-saving tips to minimize your single mom holiday...

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Finding Comfort After Divorce

[ad_1] Ending a relationship is never easy. Ending a commitment that you expected to be a life-long partnership and journey through life together is entirely something different. In going through the divorce process, you are experiencing intense amounts of stress. Between the legal hurdles involved in separating one life into two individual ones and the emotional toll that it can take, you are going to need to surround yourself with support and find comfort along the way. Legal aid That support starts with your family law attorney, who helps you throughout the legal experience and protects your future. They stand for you when...

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Newly Unemployed? How to Get Your Money Situation in Order

[ad_1] Staying on top of your finances when you have a steady paycheck is one thing, but if you’re in between jobs, that’s an entirely different story. It may be far too easy to bury your head in the sand, and momentarily escape from your sorrows by stress-eating sweets. When I was unexpectedly let go from a contract job a few years ago, for the first time in my adult life I was without a full-time job. It’s easy to feel like you’re life is spinning out of control, and to let your finances go on the fritz. However, there are...

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Are You Waiting on a Fairy Tale?

[ad_1]  For generations, women have been raised to look for their own Prince Charming. We have been programmed to want the fairy tale lives that we grew up watching in Disney movies. I am no different. Somehow, even the middle-aged me, still wants the romantic fairy tale. I’m also waiting on the fairy tale. However, for the sake of argument, I want to point out that we never really hear the end of the story in fairy tales. In our minds, we equate finding the right man (our soul mate) to “Living Happily Ever After.” I am not saying that soul mates aren’t...

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Everything You Need to Know About Opening a Savings Account

[ad_1] A savings account is a secure place to store your money that earns a small percentage of interest annually while your funds grow towards your long-term financial goals. Everyone’s savings needs are different. Whether you’re saving for a plane ticket or house down payment, or need easy access versus wanting to stow cash away untouched, it’s important that you do a little research to find a savings account that’s right for you. Benefits of a Savings Account If you’re going to start diligently portioning part of your income to savings every month, you should consider  finding a savings account that maximizes...

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How To Juggle A Child Support Order In Multiple States

[ad_1] Question: Child support for my son was initially opened in New York and also closed in New York. I later moved to Texas while my son, who is now 18, moved to Virginia. Since neither of us no longer live in New York, do I still need to pay child support until age 21 since the case originated in New York? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general guidance on this issue. To properly answer your question, I would need to review all of the orders from New York, along with all of the...

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How to Prep Your Car for Winter Weather

[ad_1] One moment you’re all T-shirt and sunglasses. The next, you’re Googling snow-scraping hacks for your windshield. (Hint: don’t use boiling water — that could cause it to crack.) Now’s a good time to prep your car for winter weather, especially if you live in a snow-prone area. This will ensure it continues to run safely and survive seasonal mayhem. Here are six ways to ready your ride this winter. 1. Top Off Your Fluids First things first: park your car on a level surface and wait till the engine’s cool. Then, start with the oil. Remove the dipstick, wipe it clean with...

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Manage Expectations And Remain Optimistic During Christmas · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  Well, Thanksgiving is done and we’ve survived Black Friday. But we’re not through the holiday abyss yet. Which means we’ll most likely be dreading the stress, craziness, and visions of perfection shoved down our throats. For many of us, the holidays can feel dark, lonely, and stressful—especially if we are going through or recovering from divorce. And instead of looking forward to the beautiful decorations, the smell of baking pies, and holiday songs on the radio, we instead may feel triggered by sadness. So this week, I wanted to give you all a few pointers to remember as you navigate the next few...

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