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Category: Single Parent

5 Companies with Great Employment Benefits

Even when the job market is at its best, actually deciding to accept a particular job offer can be complicated. People take and leave jobs at a much higher rate these days than they did even 20 years ago. There are two major reasons for this. One, people entering the workforce don’t have the abundance of options their predecessors did. Many of them are forced into a “take whatever you can get” position just to get the ball rolling. This leads to the second reason. As soon as something better comes along modern workers are happy to change things...

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Why You Should Consider Taking Out a Life Insurance Policy

Most people find conversations about death uncomfortable. It’s an understandable response, the ever-present impermanence of life is usually so far tucked in the back of our minds that we forget about it entirely until someone brings it up (sorry, by the way). However, if you have a family or people you otherwise care about, it’s important to financially plan for a time when you are no longer with them. One of the common ways of doing so is investing in life insurance. Life Insurance Life insurance is a policy that a living person pays into that, upon their death...

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Weighing the Pros and Cons of a Flexible Work Schedule

Are you sick of the 9-5 grind? You know, they say the grass is always greener on the other side. But, is it really? Someone who works flexible hours and has to work on a Saturday night might love the idea of sitting behind a desk and being done by 5 pm on Friday. Most people are familiar with what a 9-5 job feels like. Let’s take a look at what the flexible work hours lifestyle is like and see if it’s really all it’s cracked up to be. The Pros Time: When your time is not so strictly...

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Amazing Resources for Struggling Single Parents

Being a single parent presents a wide variety of unique problems. But, you know this. No long intro this time. Let’s just jump into the resources available to help you out. Healthcare The American healthcare system is a racket…I mean, flawed (yeah, let’s go with flawed). The new tax code set to go into effect at the start of 2019 gets rid of the affordable care act’s individual mandate (aka Obamacare’s tax penalty, depending on your political leanings). That means you are no longer required to have health insurance, but you really really should. The price of medical treatment...

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