Career & Money

The psychology of talking to our parents about money is confusing because it’s one of those things they should have talked to us about.  As adult children we sometimes take on the role of the parent by advising our older parents in financial and health matters.  Here are some ideas to make the conversations easier…

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Career & Money

When Women and Men Work Together: The Costs and Benefits

Many women and men are still wary of working together when their work requires them to have one-on-one meetings or to travel together for business. New research reported by Claire Cain Miller of the New York Times  reveals that almost two-thirds of the 5,282 registered voters surveyed by the New York Times say, “People should…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
Career & Money

Building Up An Emergency Fund: Bulk Up Your Savings

Building an emergency fund can sometimes be a challenge because it’s planning for some future unfortunate event you don’t want to happen.  By pushing past this mental block and realizing that an emergency fund can actually prevent financial emergencies should motivate you to pull it together. How much should you have in an Emergency Fund?…

By Sarah Webb |
Career & Money

Is Your Money Working Harder for You than the Other Way Around? 5 Keys to Building a Strong Foundation for Your Financial House

We invest a great deal of time building and establishing relationships with our friends, colleagues and family. We use special networking techniques to expand our business and our centers of influence.  But do we look at one of the most critical relationships in our life that supports our life and lifestyle? What is our relationship…

By Marilyn Suey |
Career & Money

Productive Conflict: Is There Such A Thing?

What comes to mind when you think of the word “conflict”? Perhaps you said arguing, unpleasantness, fear, damaged relationships, anxiety or anger. Those are the words I often hear participants say when I facilitate an Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict session. However, there is another perspective that gets too little focus. That perspective is the benefits…

By Julie Chance |

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Career & Money

Building Your Own Home – It’s a Lot of Choices

Building your own home and designing it to your exact tastes is a dream for many.  It’s more involved than purchasing a pre-existing home, but you are the architect of your dreams. Purchasing a New Home Purchasing a brand-new home has many perks.  The home is a new construction which lends itself to more efficient…

By Sarah Webb |
Career & Money

Strategies to Achieving Work-Life Balance

For most of us, juggling the demands of our career and personal life is an ongoing challenge. Achieving the elusive work-life balance can seem like an impossible feat, especially for those of us who strive to give everything 150%. Even if you don’t have a lot of control over the hours you work, you can…

By Sherri Elliott-Yeary |
Career & Money

How to Talk to Your Kids About Money

Talking to your kids about money is way easier thank talking about the birds and the bees.  Like most life lessons it’s first about role modeling our behavior towards money and answering questions as they arise.  Conversations can begin at any age and like most things the earlier the better. Under 4 At this stage…

By Sarah Webb |
Career & Money

Finding Your Voice And Give Yourself Permission to Use It

As a speaker and trainer and radio show host one of my most important tools I have is my voice.  When laryngitis set in and was followed by its cousin bronchitis I began to wonder how and if I would ever have my voice back again. It started me thinking about how we start our…

By Judy Hoberman |