When Kumiko Love, 33, got divorced in , she was left with thousands in debt between student loans, credit card spending and car payments. Love, who is a single mom to a 6-year-old son, started her blog, The Budget Mom , in to document her debt journey. Since then, she's built a community of around , unique monthly blog visitors and , Instagram followers by walking her readers through user-friendly strategies for tackling debt, setting a budget, tracking expenses and more. But prior to starting The Budget Mom, Love didn't know much about personal finance, despite eight years worth of experience as a financial counselor.
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Have a question? Email her at dear. My mother and I are very close because it has always been just the two of us in our family. My parents divorced when I was a child and I have spent my whole life with my mom.