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Stretch One Income: Financial Help for Single Parents

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As a single mom or dad, you're working hard to get by one one income. Use the following resources to help you find sources of financial help, save money, and more.
  1. Financial Help for Single Moms & Dads
  2. Single Parent Grants & Scholarships
  3. Increase Your Income
  4. Manage Your Finances
  1. Save Money on Food & Groceries
  2. Save Money on Household Expenses
  3. Cheap Fun for Families
  4. Holidays, Birthdays, & Vacations

Financial Help for Single Moms & Dads

A sad mom expressed frustration over her financial troubles.

Many financial help programs require a lengthy application process, which can affect how quickly you start receiving benefits. Therefore, if you believe you may need financial help or government assistance, don't wait to apply.

Single Parent Grants & Scholarships

Single mom scholarships are growing in popularity.

There are programs out there to help you go back to school. Use the following resources to local single parent grans and scholarships.

Increase Your Income

Learn how to earn extra money with these practical tips.

Another source of financial help is within yourself. Learn how to increase your income so that you can earn more and meet your family's monthly expenses.

Manage Your Finances

As a single mom or dad, you're the on who's solely responsible for your family's financial health. Use the following resources to manage your money more effectively and meet your personal financial goals.

Save Money on Food & Groceries

Save on groceries with these key tips.

Next to housing and transportation, food is probably one of your largest monthly expenses. Cut back on what you spend on food, and you can save quite a bit of money each month.

Save Money on Household Expenses

Learn how to save money while shopping for clothes.

If you often find yourself wondering where the money goes each month, these resources will help you save more and spend less.

Cheap Fun for Families

Just because you're short on cash doesn't mean you can get out and have fun with your kids. Use the following resources to save money on fun and engaging family outings.

Holidays, Birthdays, & Vacations

Stretching your income doesn't have to mean skimping on gifts and vacations. Use the following resources to get the most out of every dollar.

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