Money Management Tips for Single Parents

Join our #CreditChat on Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat every Wednesday at 3 p.m ET. In this chat we discussed budgeting and spending for single parents.

The panel included: Samantha Gregory: Founder of RichSingleMomma.comShannon McNay: Writer for Student Loan HeroRod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian; and Christina Roman: Social Media Specialist at Experian.

We also featured financial tips all week on Snapchat.

Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: What are the first steps a single parent should take when creating a stable financial future for his/her family?
  • Q2: How should a newly single parent establish a budget? What are best practices?
  • Q3: What steps should single parents take to ensure they are staying on top of their credit?
  • Q4: What financial documents should newly single parents review when creating a financial plan?
  • Q5: Are there any tax credits or deductions that can help reduce the amount of taxes single parents pay?
  • Q6: What are best practices for establishing an emergency fund?
  • Q7: What insurance considerations should single parents take?
  • Q8: What should single parents know about creating an estate plan?
  • Q9: What advice do you have for a single parent who is struggling financially?
  • Q10: Do you have any final financial tips for single parents?

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Single Mom Budge Sanity Worksheet via Rich Single Momma

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