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Why Becoming A Single Mom Can Be Great Financially

In Finance

Are you terrified that becoming a single mom could mean financial ruin? When you think about finances, do the feelings of fear and worry start to creep up? If the answers to these questions were “yes”, then you are not alone.   I will never forget the doctor telling me that I was pregnant with twins. The first thing that came to my mind was, “What am I going to do now?”  I was afraid, and I felt the panic creeping into my body.  I felt fear, worry, and pressure because I asked myself,  “Now what?” and had no response. It took me…

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Debunking the Top Stereotypes of a Single Mom

Debunking the Top Stereotypes of a Single Mom

In Phenomenal

Chic Dickson of Socially Chic stops by the Phenomenal Moms Podcast to discuss how she went from crying in the parking lot of the grocery store on her first day of single motherhood unsure of how to grocery shop with 3 little children, her journey as a single mom of 3, and how you don’t have to make the stereotypes of single motherhood your reality. On this podcast episode, we discuss so many topics including: What you can do to avoid the pitfalls of single motherhood How to overcome the feelings of shame as a single mother How temporary financial setbacks don’t have to…

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Is Mom Competition Making You Go Broke

Is Mom Competition Making You Go Broke?

In Finance

Do you find yourself measuring your mom skills to what you see on Instagram, Pinterest or what your friends are doing? Are you going into debt trying to keep up with trends or what you see on social media? Do you feel pressure to carry the latest bag, wear certain brands, or dress your children in the latest styles? In this episode, we are going to discuss how you may be consciously or unconsciously engaging in mom competition.  We will examine: How to identify mom competition and recognize what it looks like How mom competition can impact your finances How to stop…

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Believing Bigger As A Single Mom

Believing Bigger as a Single Mom

In Faith

Dr. Shanté of the Believing Bigger Podcast stops by the Phenomenal Moms Podcast to discuss how she didn’t allow single motherhood to destroy her dreams. Dr. Shanté, widely known for her life-changing podcast, Believing Bigger, uses faith-based principles to help entrepreneurs and influencers BELIEVE BIGGER IN THEIR DREAMS. In 2017, she was listed by Podcast Movement as one of the top 10 black podcasters in the country, and in 2016, she was awarded the Luminary Leadership Award by Dress for Success Worldwide, and CHOSEN as one of Chicago’s 40 under 40 Women in Leadership. In 2018, she made history as the producer/director…

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Are You Working Too Much?

Are You Working Too Much?

In Finance

Do you wish that you could work less, but you can’t because the bills and expenses are too high? Do you feel like you never have enough money, and if you figured out how to earn more money then everything will be ok? In this episode, we will be exploring how overspending causes you to work more, have less time, and miss the things that matter.  Then we will discuss the critical money management practices (including the top question to ask before you spend) that can help you to get more of your time back and to have less stress….

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