Four Considerations for Moms Leaving the Workforce

If you want to make the transition from a full-time job to being a stay-at-home mom (or dad), here are some issues to keep in mind.

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Balancing motherhood and a career is no easy task.

A survey from Pew Research Center found that one in five working parents says they’ve turned down a promotion in an attempt to balance work and parenthood — 23% of them were women. Balancing both can become so challenging that some mothers feel they can’t do both and do them well.

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Mindy J. Oglesby, CFP®, NSSA®, IRMAACP
Principal, Oglesby Wealth Strategies LLC

For over 20 years, Mindy Oglesby has been a stalwart in the realm of finance, illuminating the paths of countless individuals and families through the complexities of personal wealth management. With an unwavering dedication to excellence and a fervent commitment to client prosperity, Mindy has become a trusted beacon in the financial planning landscape. Mindy specializes in retirement planning, investment management, tax optimization and estate planning. With a keen interest in sustainable investing and philanthropic strategies, she helps clients align their financial goals with their values, creating a legacy that extends beyond wealth accumulation.