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Crowdfund Your Way To Parenthood and Beyond

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Ever heard of ‘crowdfunding’? It’s a social way to raise money online so that you can tap into your social network to reach more people and raise more money. You can literally use it to raise money for anything from school, charitable and religious fundraising, to raising money for friends in need. Deposit a Gift, an easy-to-use platform for both personal and organizational fundraising, makes it simple to create, give and share campaigns. Read More »

How Single Parents Can Help and Support One Another

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Did you know that 1 in 4 kids are raised in a single parent home? Many single parents struggle with loss, abandonment, budget shortfalls and work/life balance issues. Even though the road of single parenthood is often paved with challenges, there are plenty of ways to find support and encouragement along the way. Below are some practical ways that single parents can offer help and support to each other. Read More »

Tips to Teach Kids About Family Finances

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Teaching kids about family finances can be easy and fun. Learning about money helps kids learn how to be responsible, generous and conscious of spending choices. It’s never too early to teach kids about the family's finances. Having a grasp of what it takes to run a household teaches kids the value of money at an early age. Here are a few tips to introduce the idea of money and budgeting to kids. Read More »

Thinking About Hiring A Nanny?

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Finding the right person to care for your children while you work is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. It will give you tremendous peace of mind to know that your children are safe and happy while you’re away from them. There are many factors that go into choosing what is right for your family, below is a list of tips to consider when looking at child care options and why you might want to choose go to with a nanny vs. daycare. Read More »

How I Made The Most of Underemployment

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Generation Y, or the Millennial generation, has been known for its struggles with a weak job market. Only one out of two Millennials had a full-time job that required at least a Bachelor’s degree in 2012, which meant a full 50 percent of recent college graduates were either unemployed or underemployed. Read More »