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After divorce, a mother needs a financial overhaul and more income

After divorce, a mother needs a financial overhaul and more income

Adina Jones has spent years immersed in logistics such as financial tracking, transportation organization, nutritional direction and healthcare supervision. In other words, Jones is a mom. And until shortly before her 14-year marriage ended last year, Jones was a full-time caregiver for her three daughters. "I wanted to give them the best start I could," Jones, 40, said of her career hiatus, which began in 2006. "I wanted to be there for them in all ways." Now, Jones is trying to reenter the traditional workforce and finding it tough. Despite a bachelor's degree in communications from UC Santa Barbara, experience as a substitute teacher and extensive...

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