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    From Survivors to CEOs

    FreeFrom is helping survivors find financial stability by starting their own businesses | Beyoncé asked it, so we’ll just back up what she said. “Who run the world? G... read more

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    Write a Resume That Gets Noticed

    For survivors heading into the job market, this piece of paper is your first chance to impress | Many survivors of domestic abuse will find themselves back in the job... read more

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    5 Ways to Get Money Matters In Order

    As you prepare to leave your abuser, make sure you know where your money is | When you begin planning to leave your abusive partner, money will likely be a major co... read more

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    Ask Amanda: How Do I Make a Household Budget?

    Now that she’s on her own, one survivor strives for financial independence | Q: I’m a 30-year-old woman and I don’t know how to budget my money. My abuser used to c... read more

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    Women-Run Auto Repair Shop Sparks Change

    For every three jobs done for the general public, a survivor gets essential car repairs free of charge | As a woman, there are several places you likely hate visiti... read more

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    Life Unlocked

    LifeLock responds to claims that abusers opened fake accounts to stalk their victims | At a recent women’s conference in Phoenix, Ariz., Erin Brockovich was one of the... read more

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    Gimme Some Credit

    8 steps to rebuild your credit after abuse | For better or for worse, having good credit is almost a necessity in today’s world. A favorable credit score can mean g... read more

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    Who Pays for Damages?

    Here’s what to do when you want to keep your housing, but your abuser left behind damages | Your abusive partner is gone—and you’re ready to get on with your life. ... read more

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    Compensation for Abused Military Spouses

    If your service member partner is discharged because of domestic violence, the military wants to help you | One of the main barriers to service members’ spouses rep... read more

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    An Investment in Independence

    The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program helps survivors find success through education | Money can’t buy happiness. But when generous financial assistance come... read more

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    Ask Amanda: My Husband is Hoarding the Health Insurance

    Abuser won’t sign up wife, kids for insurance through his job | Q: My husband turned down health insurance at his new job for myself and my two sons. I didn't know ... read more

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    Breaking Your Lease Without Breaking the Bank

    Options for survivors to terminate their lease and move on | When home, sweet home has become more like home, terrifying home, how do you get out? If you’re ren... read more

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    Finding Your Financial Footing After Abuse

    When the abuser controls your money, it can feel impossible to start over | Do you think romance or red flag when a potential mate tells you, “You don’t need to get... read more

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    Free Tax Prep for Survivors

    Resources available to help survivors get money matters in order by April | After leaving a partner, abusive or not, you may find yourself facing financial hurdles ... read more

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    Finding Financial Independence After Abuse

    Free courses teach financial literacy | When an abuser controls a couple’s money, survivors often feel trapped indefinitely. Making their victims financially depend... read more