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Why We Chose to Not Have Kids

Why We Chose to Not Have Kids

With the legalization of same-sex marriage, queer couples are getting married as fast as they can say “I do.” And many of us are now considering if The Stork should follow Cupid into our newly minted marriages.

On one hand, it’s helpful that children are never a surprise to same-sex couples. On the other, it makes having children expensive. And add to that the fact that no matter how much money a couple spends, having children is never a guarantee.

It’s for this reason that it’s important to include both the heart and the mind in family making decisions.

Six Financial Tips for Single Moms

Six Financial Tips for Single Moms

In the four years I’ve blogged at WealthySingleMommy.com, I’ve received thousands of questions from women in every stage of their single-parent journey. Queries range from anything like dating and parenting to sex and legal issues. But by far, the number one concern for new and existing single moms is money. How to make more, save more, pay off debt and plan for the future.

What Your Credit Score and Debt Should Be In Your 30s

What Your Credit Score and Debt Should Be In Your 30s

In your 20s, managing your finances may be an entirely new concept. For instance, you might be learning how to budget for the first time while navigating the beginnings of your career or figuring out how you’re going to pay down student loans.

Once you settle into your 30s, it’s time to start taking a closer look at your financial picture, particularly where your credit score and debt are concerned. While credit is a helpful tool for improving your score if used wisely, it can just as easily lead to debt if not.

If the big 3-0 is on the horizon or you’re already a part of the 30-something crowd, here’s how to make sure you’re on the right track when it comes to your credit score and debt.