When Being The Breadwinner Single Mom Isnt Enough to Pay the Bills

(PRWEB) September 29, 2013

Kathryn Michaels delves deeper into the financial challenges faced by a single mom forced into being the breadwinner for her family after being out of the job market for many years in her latest book, Sweet On Me which has just been released on iTunes.

Over a quarter (25.3%) of all households with children under the age of 18 have single mothers as the sole source of income for their families, up from 7.3% in the 1960s. Yet, they earn an average annual income of only $ 23,000, which is less than half the national median of $ 57,000 for all families with children, making the financial burden they bear solely their own.

Mark Twain once said, “The lack of money is the root of all evil.”

When the money isnt enough and the bills are piling up, the alternatives may seem limited but there are other options:

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