How “Homeless” Do You Need to Be?

Last updated: May 28, 2012 by

Homelessness is a pretty simple concept – you don’t have anywhere permanent to live in. The whole idea becomes much more complicated, however, when you are looking for federal aid to help you get through homelessness. Take for example the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the US Department of Education. The… Read more »

Happy (Single) Mother’s Day!

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

Mother’s day is a very special day for many of us. Moms play an important role that brings them near and dear to the hearts of many people. Single mothers, however, are often underappreciated by society at large. We have groups portraying single mothers as ‘subhuman’ when compared to their married counterparts and should be… Read more »

Demystifying the Common Myths of FAFSA

Last updated: May 10, 2012 by

Students believe a lot of things about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to the point where they mistakenly believe the whole thing is pointless for them – thus skipping out on hundreds or thousands of dollars in potential college money. Here are some of the common myths about FAFSA that deserves clarifying: I… Read more »

Alabama: Medicaid or Education?

Last updated: May 8, 2012 by

The State of Alabama is facing a grave dilemma: will it cut money from its Medicaid program in order to fund education, or will the state’s educational wellbeing suffer in order to keep Medicaid alive? Or will Alabama’s leaders find some way out of this problem without crippling one program or the other? Baptist Health… Read more »

Romney and Obama on their Economic Plans for America

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

Now that Santorum’s out of the picture, Romney’s more or less a shoo-in for the Republican presidential candidate. But do you even know the plans these two have laid out for our economic future1 – specifically the federal programs that directly affect single parents? The two most noticeable differences between Romney and Obama’s economic proposals… Read more »