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The government shutdown lasted 35 days. The pain of the furloughed workers was real. In this post, I’m going to share 6 money management lessons we can learn from the government shutdown that will help you to make adjustments now to better protect your financial security going forward.

6 Money Management Lessons From The Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown lasted 35 days.  The pain of the furloughed workers was real.  I heard stories about people who were unable to go to work because they couldn’t afford childcare.  However, there were stories of beauty within the midst of that storm as everyday Americans and businesses stepped up to help their fellow citizens weather the storm through food drives, free meals, and other assistance.  I was even encouraged to see banks stepping up to provide relief for customers who were impacted by the shutdown. That type of concern for others was encouraging. As I thought about the impact…

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Learn 7 Ways To Start Funding Your Investment Account Even If You Don't Think You Make Enough. This is an amazing way for single moms to build an investment account and still pay their bills.

7 Ways To Start Funding Your Investment Account Even If You Don’t Think You Make Enough

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I’m excited to work with Ellevest to start this conversation about women and money. I will receive compensation if you become an Ellevest member.   Investing is a common financial goal for the New Year.  However, between paying bills and just trying to keep everything together, where is the additional money going to come from?  The good news is once you know where to get the money, you can invest with a site like Ellevest which is a financial company for women by women.  But where does the money come from? Although the 7 strategies shared in this post may…

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How to Spend Less Money, Have More Fun, and Have Less Stress This Holiday Season As A Single Mom

How to Spend Less Money, Have More Fun, and Have Less Stress This Holiday Season

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Do you struggle with the holidays (financially, emotionally, spiritually, etc.)? Are you wondering how you can make Christmas phenomenal for your children but are wondering how to do it financially? Are you hoping to navigate the holidays without the stress? The holiday time can be stressful, sad and lonely for many people.  There can be so much pressure to find the perfect gift or create the perfect memory that the desire to make the holidays perfect can lead to stress. At one point I really struggled with the single mom guilt that impacted how I viewed the holiday (and truthfully many…

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On this episode of the Phenomenal Moms with Aisha Taylor Podcast, Aisha discusses the topic, The Power of No On Your Time and Money. She talks about why no is important to both your time and money.

The Power of “No” On Your Time and Money

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Are you a single mom who is facing burnout? Are you exhausted from balancing work, motherhood, and everything else that you have to do? Are you looking to find more balance and peace in your life?   In the Season 1 finale, I discuss the topic, “The Power of “No” On Your Time and Money.” Being a mom is hard work, and being a single mom presents unique motherhood challenges.  Being a super dedicated, hands-on mom who gets everything done is important, but it is also important not to wear yourself thin.  In this podcast episode, I share the advice that I…

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On the Phenomenal Mom's with Aisha Taylor Podcast we discuss how single moms can buy a home

The Single Mom’s Guide to Buying A Home

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Are you a single mom who wants to become a homeowner? Homeownership has amazing benefits and it is a dream of many people.  One of the most common questions that I get over in the Phenomenal Moms Group is, “How can I become a homeowner?”  Therefore, Ernestine Mitchell, who is a real estate agent and single mom, joins me on the Phenomenal Moms Podcast with Aisha Taylor to discuss: How single moms can get started on their homeownership search What single moms need to do to position themselves financially to buy a home What single moms should consider in order to…

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