Being single is hard enough when you are on your own, especially when it comes to getting on your financial life in order. It is not impossible though singles. Becoming a savvy financier is something they don’t teach you in school and self-education is required to become financially literate. When you are the sole income earner of your household, you need to educate yourself in order to get ahead. There are multiple ways that you can improve your financial life. Here are five simple financial habits that you can integrate into your financial life today. 

Finance Habits For Singles To Have Successful Financial Life

Join A Support Group Or Get A Money Coach

You can join a support group if you need help learning about how to manage your finances, or have found yourself in serious debt. You can also seek the advice of a money coach, which may be well worth the investment. It is sometimes helpful to have a coach to guide you along with how to properly manage your money if you were never taught how or you want to learn how to best manage your finances.                                                                  

Open A Savings Account

There are different types of savings accounts. You will be able to determine the type of savings account you should have dependent on your financial life.  The bottom line is that you should have a savings account. 

Pay Off All Your Debt

  If you have debt, you will want to pay off all your debt as fast as you can. If you feel overwhelmed, you are not alone. Financial expert Dave Ramsey advises that you should pay off your smallest debt first. This is important for two reasons. First, you will have a sense of accomplishment after paying off your smallest debt. Second, you can use the extra money and put it towards your larger debts.

Savings And Investment Apps

AcornsMint, You Need a Budget, and Wally can help to improve your financial life and can downloaded onto your phone. Acorns is best for slowly building up your savings account. Mint is optimal for managing your personal finances. You Need a Budget is recommended for getting out of debt. Wally is an excellent app for tracking your expenses to better know where you are spending your money. Apps are useful and can help you improve your financial life. Download the app that meets your needs to assist you with your financial life. 

Multiple Jobs

Multiple jobs be beneficial because you can use the money from your main job to pay all your fixed expenses, while your weekend job can be used to build your savings account. Stashing away money for safekeeping is always a good idea and you can later invest in financial portfolios as your become better at handling your money. 


You can control your finances and change your habits to be a more financially literate single. Manage your money well, and it will take good care of you. Through support groups and simple habits, you can improve any situation you are in. Integrate these five simple habits into your financial life today. 


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Views expressed in this article are the author’s opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of Secure Single. It is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It is not investment or financial advice. James Bollen is the author of Thriving Solo: How to Flourish and Live Your Perfect Life (Without A Soulmate). Now available in paperback and for the Kindle on Amazon. Subscribe to Secure Single’s Substack for free!


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Danielle has chosen to be single in her walk of life. She experienced dating in her late teens and early twenties, and had always felt each relationship was unfulfilling. To find more meaning in her life, she broke off to go down a path of self-discovery.
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