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How to stay sane during the summer and not go broke

How Single Moms Can Stay Sane and Not Go Broke During the Summer

In Finance

According to a survey by TODAY Parents, 44% of parents think that summer is more stressful than the rest of the year. There is another study by Seeker that shows that during the summer months stress increases because of pressure to keep children occupied, extended family time, managing busy social calendars, packed weekends, and work piling up after an extended vacation. I believe that summer vacation can be even more stressful for single moms because of the added stress of finding affordable and reliable childcare. There’s also increased financial stress from the pressure to figure out educational, enjoyable, and safe…

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Learning From Your Shopping Mistakes

In Frugal, Phenomenal

I know that I always talk about shopping according to your list and trying to avoid purchasing extra stuff. Well, just as much as I am talking to you I am also talking to myself. Recently I was preparing to attend my friend’s wedding in NYC, and at the last minute I remembered that it was black tie. I started to get worried because I didn’t have anything to wear – seriously I looked in the closet! My friends suggested that I use the Rent the Runway service, which I actually think is an excellent idea. However, I was nervous…

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Free Download: The FNPhenomenal 4th of July Survival Guide

In Frugal, Phenomenal

Happy 4th of July! Download your survival guide to managing the Summertime BBQ! I know that it is a summer time holiday weekend, the grills will  to be fired up, and you are probably playing the summer classic “Summertime” by Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff all to celebrate America’s freedom.  However, please be careful to watch your spending and how you spend your time.  Check out this post to learn how to by choosy about what events you attend. I’ve been there before, and it probably looks like this: You get a call from your friend asking you to co-host…

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