Did you recently got separated or divorced and then liable to raise your kids, look into all the financial matters, run the house and also do your job, well, being a single mom is really a tough job in itself. Do you think you are not able to cope up with the daily living for some or the other problem of which financial situation getting worse is the main one? Then think no further and keep reading, because here you will find help for single moms.
The first help comes from the government, yes if you visit your local state office or the country’s main office you will acquire knowledge about how government is giving away grants for single moms, you just need to make sure which type of grant you would like to apply, then take in the required forms – fill it up and deposit the same with all documents required. You can even opt for a Pell Grant which would help you not only fund your higher education or your undone education but would also assist you in paying off other related expense that you might bear. Oh and the best part is the assistance for paying off your addition expenses apart from your education’s tuition fee can be paid off in concessional rate. Apart from the Pell Grant there are other grants like the FSEOG, the Federal Supplementation Education Opportunity Grant, and the SMART or the Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent grant are also available to help you get back to studies and take care of your daily requirements.
Being a single mom and living in a rented home is another big issue that many single moms face, paying off rent in time and every month with weak financial situation can be a headache for a single mom, but then here the help can be acquired by many catholic organizations as well as the Salvation Army. If they are not enough then you can opt for a rental grant from the government or look for CoAbode, section 8 housing, FEMA, HUD and the YWCA. All this above said organization specializes in helping single moms with their rent related problems and the pay backs are designed in easy installments so that it does not hurt your soul.
There is an old saying God helps those who help themselves, so till now we understood where to look for a help, now being a single mom let us all understand on how to help our own self. Yes, you can always help your own self, take up some odd jobs. Even better search over the internet and take up some home based jobs; there are many companies who are looking to pay home based workers, either for clicking links, reading emails, filling captcha or just for providing them with reviews of their products or completing surveys. The payouts for different home based work varies from that of $1 to $100 per work or even at times per hour, choose the right one for you and spend just few hours to get those extra bucks help you aid your financial needs.
You can also make some home made products, like bands or crochets and sell them online over different websites. If all those does not suits you then hop over to some website – register yourself as a writer and start writing some stories or articles. Another option to make some good income is to register with companies as testers, there are numerous product and many companies who pays to test their products and give a feedback as a customer. Oh and your last resort, get paid to sleep. Please do not think this otherwise but NASA has a program where they pay candidates $18000 just to lay flat on a bed for a continuous 6 months, with this they study the behavior on how an astronaut would feel in the space.
Thus, all you single moms do not worry as help is always there, it is just you need to decide on what kind of help you need.