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Amirah: Post-Army Mom Finds Resourceful Ways to Get an Education
  1.  >Amirah: Post-Army Mom Finds Resourceful Ways to Get an Education

In this episode of Milk Money , we’re taking a compelling look into family finance management, and the dramatic effect it can have on a family. This is the story of Amirah, a single mother who scraped and fought for financial independence. She did whatever it would take to provide for her and her son by joining the military... and getting creative. By using the GI Bill, she was able to graduate college, pay rent, and give her son the life he needed to get by. She did this by knowing how to take advantage of family finance management strategies that were practical for her unique lifestyle and needs.

Stories of a single mother’s success like Amirah’s prove a little can go a long way, if you know what to do with it. Bringing home money for your Family is never easy, but you can be smart about your family finance management and make things a little easier and a lot less stressful. Regardless of your ups and downs, you can always take control of your financial situation, and remember—it’s never too late!

Full Episode Description

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Time Is Money

Like Amirah says, your time is valuable. Learn how to build a budget that works for your lifestyle and, more importantly, motivates you to stick to it.

A Place to Call Home

A big yard? An RV on the road? Whatever home looks like to you, learn how to save up for the place you’ve been dreaming about.

Endless Education

Getting a degree opens the door for new opportunities, so see what you can do today to prepare for tomorrow’s tuition. And whether you’re in school or not, it’s always possible to learn something new.

Learning: Family Finances

Raising kids is stressful and hard enough. Having a family financial plan and sticking to it will reduce anxiety and teach responsibility to everyone.