The current economic climate is having a significant impact on women. The industries hardest hit by furloughs and layoffs – hospitality & tourism, education, and service jobs, were staffed predominately by women. Many of whom are working moms, supporting multi-generational family members while balancing work and motherhood. For all of us, navigating this challenging … [Read more...] about How To Network And Increase Your Social Capital
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Taking care of a family is hard enough, but managing the finances can seem next to impossible. Not only do you want to give them everything you can, but you also want to do it all without breaking the bank. Here are 10 ways to create and manage a budget that you can stick to that provides your family with what they need. 1. Track Your Spending Habits. There are several … [Read more...] about 10 Tips To Manage Your Household Budget
Rant alert. Last week, the new government confirmed, by a historic tie-breaking vice presidential vote, the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Educators, teachers unions, parents, and especially the special needs community were fearful of this woman’s confirmation. Now, it has happened. In my opinion, this is yet another low for a new government that … [Read more...] about Autism and the Future of Education in the United States
Even before your little one is born, you start to worry about her future. The expenses that children have -- especially large ones like college -- can quickly add up, so it's smart to look into investment plans for kids. When you invest small amounts regularly, those investments can grow into a much larger amount of money for your child's future. Types A traditional savings … [Read more...] about Investment Plans for Kids
When a teenager, I always swore to myself that I would never be dependent on a man. I was going to have my own, successful career, I would have my own, separate bank account, and if my husband and I had shared finances, I would know everything about them down to the penny. And things did start off that way. When my husband and I got married in our mid-twenties, I was a … [Read more...] about How Did I Turn Into a 1950’s Housewife?