Parenthood comes with a lot of responsibility and that weight is amplified if you’re among the 23% of single parent homes in the U.S. As a single parent, managing your finances and getting to a point where you feel comfortable are important as you take care of yourself and your family. Though your budget may be smaller than those in two-income households, there are many things you can do now and going forward to set yourself up for success and protect your family’s future.
We’re just going to throw it out there: life insurance is not a fun or overly interesting topic of conversation. It is however, a very important one. Much of financial planning involves thinking through ‘what if’ situations and in the case of life insurance, you’re planning for what happens when you or a loved one passes away.
So let’s start with how it works.