Category: Career Growth & Change

Changing Your Name After Divorce

Posted by Delaine - July 10, 2011 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change, Legal Matters, Midlife Divorce, Surviving
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By Certified Credit Counsellor, Suzanne Cramer While changing your name is often not a priority in the throws of a divorce, somewhere along the line you may find you want to change your name. Changing your name marks a new beginning or a return to the former you; it may not only make you feel better, […]

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On the Hunt for a New Career: Don’t Just Sit There!

Posted by Delaine - July 7, 2011 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change
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Going through a divorce is mentally, emotionally and financially draining. Maybe you have been home raising the kids while your husband worked; now that you are going through a divorce times have changed and you need to start earning income for yourself and your kids. Jumping back into the workforce can be challenging and takes […]

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Ways to Make Extra Money When You’re Divorced & In Debt

Posted by Delaine - May 25, 2011 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change
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By I Am Divorced Not Dead’s recommended Certified Credit Counsellor, Suzanne Cramer. When you divorce your income is often times cut in half and lifestyle changes must be made in order to survive financially-speaking. You’ve created a budget, you’re sticking to it, but sometimes your expenses outweigh your income and you start falling short each month. […]

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Is Part-Time Employment Right for You?

Posted by Delaine - February 10, 2011 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change
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Contributed by Certified Credit Counsellor Suzanne Cramer. Divorce is difficult on so many levels and can definitely leave a strain on your finances. Your once “dual” income is now a single income or maybe you stayed home with the kids and have been out of the workforce for several years. How do you ease your […]

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'Tweet' Your Way Back into the Workforce: Tips for Divorced Women & Men

Posted by Delaine - January 15, 2011 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change
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Submitted by Certified Credit Counsellor Suzanne Cramer. I was chatting over coffee with one of my recently separated friends and she was going on and on about how her job search was turning up with no results. She stated she had exhausted all of her personal contacts, applied online via Monster.com and even visited a […]

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Another Big Life Passage Is Upon This Full-time Divorced Mom

Posted by Delaine - September 28, 2010 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change, Healing, Identity, Parenting, Phases/ Stages, Single Moms, Strong Mind & Spirit, Time Without Kids
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Three weeks ago, the youngest of my three children started school full time.  And as she disappeared into the school with a brave look on her face, I stood in the school yard waiting for ‘it’ to hit me: sadness…or at least nostalgia.  I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for ten years after all… But I had tears.  No […]

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Choices or Sacrifices? Which Do Divorced Moms Make?

Posted by Delaine - December 10, 2009 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms, Social Barriers & Change
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Many months ago,  during a deep conversation with my Good Man - a handsome, young widower who continues to restore my faith in men -  we began talking about ’sacrifices’ and ‘choices.’  Or rather, I was rambling on about how I think women make sacrifices when they become wives and mothers – when he cut me off.  “Do you really think of […]

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