Category: For Women

Sharing the Responsibility for Household Finances

By now, you probably don’t need to be reminded that money plays a role in a large percentage of arguments between spouses. Sometimes these arguments are rooted in a lack of communication, clashing values or a power struggle, and sometimes they happen because one spouse is not involved in the daily maintenance of the household […]

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Returning to Work After Having Children

Many women make the choice to leave the workforce when they have children, staying home with their kids for several months, years or indefinitely. For various reasons—money, the need for outside fulfillment or their child’s first day of school—many moms then decide to rejoin the workforce as “comeback moms.” It can be a challenge for […]

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A Financial Overview for Single Moms

Single parents often have a hard time juggling household finances and child care costs while living on one income. Moms have it even worse—according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the 2014 median income for single mothers is only $26,300, compared with $41,400 for single dads. Women also report feeling less equipped to manage […]

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