Manage as a Single Parent

Keep your single-parent family financially fit.  Whether you've chosen to be a single parent or you're becoming one through the loss of your spouse or partner, you're sure to face unique financial challenges.

Many hurdles are the same for all families. Households with two parents, however, typically have more to work with- such as a second income, or a nonworking parent who eliminates the need to pay for child care.  Single working parents must master the art of doing more with less, and become careful long-range planners, too.

Read our financial guide to Single Parenting.