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Work & Money

Going Freelance? How to Make it Work

by . August 15, 2016

According to a recent study, as many as 30% of us now work as independent contractors, and that number is expected to ju...

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Saving for Your Kids’ College Fund: My Do’s and Don’ts

by . August 11, 2016

Many parents are concerned with being able to save enough to send their kids to college. In this week’s SUM180 webcast...

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Empty nesters: Stop neglecting your retirement nest egg while you keep supporting adult children!

by . August 5, 2016

I’ve written before about the importance of preparing for retirement in your final years of work by really leaning int...

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5 questions to protect you from bad financial advice

by . August 5, 2016

There’s a new rule that requires advisors who offer investment advice to retirement savers to be fiduciaries, meaning ...

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Why Don’t We Answer Our Phones?

by . July 15, 2016

Yesterday afternoon my phone rang. An older gentlemen was looking for computer classes and information about volunteerin...

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Are Women-Owned Businesses the Answer to a Better Tomorrow?

by . July 13, 2016

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For more than thirty years, women have been starting businesses at ...

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My Fears of Becoming a Bag Lady are Unfounded

by . July 11, 2016

I admit I have had fearful moments when seeing a bag lady that I was seeing my future. Am I saving enough money? Am I ad...

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Success Lessons From Muhammad Ali

by . July 7, 2016

Every successful person, from all walks of life, leave clues we can follow.  The key is to have an awareness and look f...

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Work & Money

Going Freelance? How to Make it Work

by . August 15, 2016

According to a recent study, as many as 30% of us now work as independent contractors, and that number is expected to ju...

   0   2

Work & Money

Saving for Your Kids’ College Fund: My Do’s and Don’ts

by . August 11, 2016

Many parents are concerned with being able to save enough to send their kids to college. In this week’s SUM180 webcast...

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Work & Money

Empty nesters: Stop neglecting your retirement nest egg while you keep supporting adult children!

by . August 5, 2016

I’ve written before about the importance of preparing for retirement in your final years of work by really leaning int...

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Work & Money

5 questions to protect you from bad financial advice

by . August 5, 2016

There’s a new rule that requires advisors who offer investment advice to retirement savers to be fiduciaries, meaning ...

   0   0

Work & Money

Why Don’t We Answer Our Phones?

by . July 15, 2016

Yesterday afternoon my phone rang. An older gentlemen was looking for computer classes and information about volunteerin...

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Work & Money

Are Women-Owned Businesses the Answer to a Better Tomorrow?

by . July 13, 2016

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For more than thirty years, women have been starting businesses at ...

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Work & Money

My Fears of Becoming a Bag Lady are Unfounded

by . July 11, 2016

I admit I have had fearful moments when seeing a bag lady that I was seeing my future. Am I saving enough money? Am I ad...

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Work & Money

Success Lessons From Muhammad Ali

by . July 7, 2016

Every successful person, from all walks of life, leave clues we can follow.  The key is to have an awareness and look f...

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Stinky Seat Mates and George Clooney Inspired Travel Tips

by . July 5, 2016

I used to fly 42 weeks a year. I saw it all and then some. Pooping dogs or cats; hibachis grill in the overhead, a live ...

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11 Reasons You Aren’t Starting Your Small Business and How to Get Past Them

by . July 5, 2016

Many dream of starting a small business, however few actually follow through. There are a number of reasons for this lac...

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9 SMART Financial Actions for Boomer Women

by . June 21, 2016

I recently read a shocking bit of information revealed by the 2013 Allianz Women, Money and Power Study. That study clai...

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How Being a Successful Entrepreneur Taught Me Personal Responsibility

by . June 14, 2016

Every successful entrepreneur takes personal responsibility for everything in their lives. I am very grateful I made the...

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Continuing to support our children into adulthood is a thorny issue. There is no Dr. Spock for raising 20-somethings, an...

Where are the jobs for 45 year old women? If you’re changing careers at 45, or even just trying to find a job after 45...

The transition from working and/or mothering full-time to living full-time isn’t always easy, but it can be tremendous...