There is still a decent amount of government aid out there for healthcare, but almost all of it is only for low-income families. What about the just-above-low-income families that earn too much for healthcare aid but earn too little to pay for their own insurance? If you live in Arizona, then you could seek out… Read more »
Many parents – single or otherwise – tend to focus so much on college education. They scrimp, they save, and they find the best university that they can afford. But all that will be naught if your child does not get excellent early education to prep him or her for that college education. And if… Read more »
Minnesota alone sees more than 600,000 moms, dads and children miss at least 10 meals a month – all because they cannot afford to buy their own food. 40% of all visits to Minnesota’s food shelves (aka food banks) were made by children, numbering about 1.3 million visits in all. And these aren’t your typical… Read more »
If you are planning to take out student loans for college in the near future, then you may want to keep the borrowing at a minimum. That’s because we might see the current interest rates for federal loans for low and middle-income families to double from 3.4% to 6.8%. This could mean that a student… Read more »
When lobbyists push for legislation, they are expected to use their own money. They have to shoulder the expenses of promoting new laws for their own agendas. You want change the law for your own benefit? Then spend your money convincing the government that your arguments are valid. This is perfectly legal – unless you… Read more »
Thanks to health care reform being passed in 20101, children can no longer be denied health insurance coverage because of their pre-existing conditions. That should be a good thing, except insurance providers found a loophole to exploit. Stop offering coverage for children altogether. It’s a typical lazy response to issues like this: if you stand… Read more »
Typically, there are four (4) types of federal student aid available to single mothers who file the FAFSA – grants, scholarships, work-study and federal loans. Each of which can be used to pay for education expenses, including tuition, books, housing, and other fees.