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Choosing to Take a Full-Time Job as a Single Parent: What to Expect

As a single parent, family has to be your priority. At the same time though, you do need to make money. Finding that work/life balance can be particularly difficult. A job/career is supposed to be an investment in your future. However, we often find ourselves investing our futures in our jobs. Let’s look at the major factors you should look at before deciding to take a job. Can you afford to take the job? Can you Afford not to? Time When people use the phrase ‘full-time’ job it is not a misnomer. 40 hours of a 168-hour week may...

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Obtaining Legal Assistance Without Paying for a Lawyer

This is a nation of laws. Some of them are obvious, some of them are not. As regular citizens, we are not expected to know every facet of the American legal system – be it federal, state, or municipal. That is the whole reason that lawyers exist. Make all the jokes you want about them, they do serve a vital purpose. However, they aren’t cheap. Paying for a good lawyer shouldn’t be only a privilege of the well-to-do. All too often, lower-income defendants are left to overworked and underpaid public defenders and lost in a cycle of incarceration, release,...

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Setting Reasonable Boundaries at Work Without Getting Fired…Probably

New legislation has been proposed in New York City that would make it illegal for employers to demand employees respond to work-related communications outside of regularly scheduled work hours. To be clear, it’s more ‘pay a fine’ illegal than ‘go to jail’ illegal, but the implications are still massive. The bill was pitched as a way to provide employees with the “Right to Disconnect.” (The fact that there are massive loopholes built into the language of the bill is a conversation for a different time.) As you can imagine, this proposal was met with a broad spectrum of reactions. It...

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Think Twice Before Buying Your Dream Home If It’s Going to Make You Broke

Buying a house is simple right? You find one you like that’s in your price range and purchase it. In a perfect world, yes. But this is far from a perfect world Choosing the right dwelling for you—whether it’s a house, townhome, condo, etc.–requires a lot of research outside of figuring out what your budget is. Every little aspect of a house and the property it sits on can have consequences on your budget. To keep you well within your budget at all times, here are some factors that can cause you to spend thousands of unnecessary dollars after...

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6 of the Best Survey Sites That Will Help You Earn Extra Cash While Sitting at Home

Whether you’re a workhorse, who will go as far as to work long into the night or on the weekends, or a sloth, who will do everything within their power (or lack thereof) to slowly trudge along and do the bare minimum, you will agree that money is your endgame. One of the easiest ways extra money can be earned is by taking online surveys in the comforts of your home domicile, which should satisfy the workhorse and sloth alike, no? Though making a few dollars less than minimum wage per hour seems less than stellar, surveys are about...

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