It is a fact that it costs more to financially support two households than it costs to support one. It is usually financially tight when divorced spouses first strike out on their own. Things usually get better once you settle in, balance your budget and operate within your means. The good news is that you will have full control over how your money is spent and your overall financial household.
Item #7 in the article, “7 Ways to Rebuild Your Financial Life Post-Divorce” is “Learn.” It is listed last. Read from the bottom up and learn first, then the rest should fall into place.