Modern Money Matters is Refinery29 and Chase's exploration of what the modern American family really looks like — from starting a family to moving — and what it actually costs to make it all happen. In 40% of U.S. households, women are the primary breadwinner. To find out more about how women are taking control of their financial power, click here.
The path to motherhood isn't one standard, cookie-cutter experience (seriously, we know) — and because not everyone gets there the same way (if at all), it's important to buck with convention and find a lifestyle that works for you. In partnership with Chase, we sat down with single mom Amanda Freeman, the founder and CEO of SLT, to find out how she learned to build a life that works for her — finances and family included. Get inspired by her journey, ahead.