One-Income Household : How to Do a Lot with a Little

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  • Copyright: 2009-06-18
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corp
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Layoffs, health problems, divorce, staying home with the kids-there are many reasons why you might be living on one income. And with One-Income Household, your family's new reality doesn't have to mean financial hardship.

Author Biography

Susan Reynolds is a freelance editor and author. She authored The Everything Guide to Personal Finance for Single Mothers, as well as five other nonfiction books. After her divorce, Ms. Reynolds was dropkicked into management of a one-income household. She lives in Boston, MA. Learn more about Ms. Reynolds on her website, www.literarycottage.com. Lauren Bakken, CPA has been a public accounting and tax specialist for more than twelve years. In 2002, Ms. Bakken established her own business in Plymouth, MA. She provides personalized financial consultation and tax preparation services to individuals and small corporate businesses. She was also divorced and supported herself and her son working fulltime as an accountant, while concurrently studying for and passing the CPA exam. She resides in Plymouth, MA.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vi
The One-Income Dilemmap. 1
Facing Realityp. 11
Adjusting Your Attitudep. 23
Making a Planp. 35
Digging Outp. 51
Making Housing Decisionsp. 71
Avoiding Foreclosurep. 91
Funding Collegep. 109
Navigating Health, Life, and Disability Insurancep. 131
Navigating Home, Car, and Mortgage Insurancep. 147
Maximizing Tax Breaksp. 163
Mining Your Resourcesp. 181
Living Frugallyp. 201
Blindsided: What to Do When Disaster Strikesp. 221
Calculating Your Retirement Needsp. 231
Resourcesp. 239
Indexp. 246
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