Step One: Take Stock of Your Situation.


01 | Get Ready For Change: The first part of the IncludeUs seminar will help you begin the journey towards financial freedom, teach you the benefits of budgeting, introduce new ways to manage income and create a budget plan for the future. 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ice Breaker 1:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Section […]

Step Two: Regain Control of Your Life.


02 | Set Up For Success: The second part of the program will cover creating a plan of action for saving now for your children’s college funds, your 401K, tackling credit card bills and how to deal with any emergencies that could arise. 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Section 05: Tips For Overall Financial Wellness […]

Step Three: Improve Your Financial Health.


03 | Drive Into Your Future: The last part of the program will focus on how to take charge of your debt an how to maximize an leverage savings through discounts. Your will learn the best ways to seek child support and protect your families assets and investments and maintain your overall financial confidence. 4:00 […]

Erica’s Story.

I am a single mother of a wonderful 8 year boy, Travis. He is the light in my life and the biggest reason I strive to be a better person. Travis was 4 years old when I decided to leave his father after 5 years of marriage. When I was married to his father he […]

Michelle’s Story.

I became a single mother at the age of 27 after my husband of over 7 years and I divorced.  It was one year after my son was born. It was probably, by far, the most difficult thing I’ve ever faced. I think the scariest things for me was the fear of failure and being […]

Pamela’s Story.

I became a single mother in 1999. As I was not a single parent from the start, the hardest thing for me was juggling my job, school, and life all by myself with my 2 year old. I got some financial assistance with daycare and food. I also had my $11.00 an hour job that […]

Catherine’s Story.

I don’t know where to start, but I’ll start by saying it seems so overwhelming when I think about it. Somehow I managed to become financially independent and my kids are doing great. How did I begin? Welll, the first thing I did was to believe in myself and by surrounding myself with good friends. […]

Set Goals and Succeed.

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Financial education is more important now than ever. The majority of consumers today experience some sort of financial difficulty that wil most likely impact their everyday lives. Many of us today find ourselves insufficiently educated about our personal finances. This is a issue that stands to be more of a challenge for single mothers then […]

Be inspired.

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Sometimes all it takes is hearing the right thing at the right time. A little encouragement goes a long way. Self-confidence begins within. You have to love yourself and be determined to succeed. Our mentors know exactly what it takes to be successful. Why? Because they’ve been in your shoes. Call on these ladies to […]

Being a single mother can be exhausting.

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Juggling work and family life can be exhausting. We realize that and are here to provide the support you need while you learn. Don’t worry about trying to find a babysitter. Bring your kids with you to the seminar! We will have childcare available. Your kids can learn and play while you discover new ways […]


We empower, encourage, and assist single mothers make meaningful decisions that will help sustain and secure their families financial freedom, health and well-being.


Our goal is to increase advocacy for single mothers with focused, practical, easy-to-understand.

This project is designed to strengthen and support local programs in order to build a comprehensive campaign to support low-income families.

3 Easy Steps

Single mothers will learn how to become financially self-sufficient in three easy steps by:

01 | Taking Stock of Their Situations
02 | Regaining Control of Their Lives
03 | Improving Their Financial Health


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