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Do I Need Life Insurance?

By Sarah Webb - Oct 20 2017


Life insurance is sometimes tricky to discuss because it involves death.  However, ensuring that you have the right amount of life insurance is important to provide for those that rely on your income.  There are many types of life insurance and we will provide you a preview here, but we generally recommend term life insurance…

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Basics of Life Insurance

By Sarah Webb - Oct 20 2017


Life insurance is sometimes tricky to discuss because it involves death.  However, ensuring that you have the right amount of life insurance is important to provide for those that rely on your income.  There are many types of life insurance and we will provide you a preview here, but we generally recommend term life insurance…

Career & Money

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Daughter Care: The Cost to Women of Long-term Care

By Dr. Anne Litwin - Oct 19 2017


My sister and I took care of our mother during the last months of her life. She developed fast-growing brain tumors and, mercifully, was incapacitated and bedridden for only a few months before she passed away. We quickly became exhausted and unable to physically care for her without professional help as she declined. It was…

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Beating Anxiety

By Mental Health Channel - Oct 18 2017


Three characters in different times of their lives use different tactics to manage their anxiety, the most common type of mental health disorder for Americans.

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Perfectionism: If You’ve Got It ALL Together This Is NOT For You

By Sarah Webb - Oct 17 2017


Crystalee from The Mama Ladder International is back!  Today we are going to talk about Perfectionism, so if you are perfect and you have it all together then today’s show is probably not for you.  We are talking real struggles today. What We Discussed Perfectionism is so mind consuming. Share with us your thoughts on…

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Exclusion: How We May Be Unconsciously Contributing To the Problem

By Julie Chance - Oct 17 2017


Inclusion is a hot topic in the Organizational Development world right now, with the focus moving from developing a diverse workforce to developing a culture of Inclusion. There is significant research that supports improved results for those organizations and teams that have diversity in both gender and ethnicity, as well as thought. However, research also suggests that this…

Inspiration

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Can We Listen When We Disagree?

By Ann Margolin - Oct 16 2017


During my first month on the city council I learned a difficult lesson.  A small group came to see me to ask for my vote on an issue. They were persuasive and I agreed to support them.  Within the week, a group opposing that issue came to see me.  They articulately explained why this was…

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When Faith is All You Have

By MiShonLandry - Oct 13 2017


Have you ever felt that LIFE has given up on YOU? When EVERYTHING and I do mean EVERYTHING seems to be going the wrong direction. And you feel that you may as well give up on LIFE TOO! Can I tell YOU that ITS NOT OVER and to NOT GIVE UP! You see even though…

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How To Get A Discount with Deacon Hayes

By Sarah Webb - Oct 13 2017


Getting a discount or negotiating the price on something is an easy way to stretch your dollar.  In the US culture we are not taught to negotiate or haggle for most things, but with a few tricks you can get a discount without any confrontation. Deacon Hayes is a financial expert and founder of Well Kept…

Career & Money

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How To Get A Discount On Anything

By Sarah Webb - Oct 13 2017


Getting a discount or negotiating the price on something is an easy way to stretch your dollar.  In the US culture we are not taught to negotiate or haggle for most things, but with a few tricks you can get a discount without any confrontation. Monthly Bills One of the first targets for a discount…

Home & Family

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It’s Okay Not to Be Okay: My Fourth Miscarriage

By Kristina Fortune - Oct 12 2017


Five days ago I found myself sitting with my husband in a small, dimly lit room waiting for an anesthesiologist to stop by and insert an IV into my arm. After weeks of blood tests, ultrasounds, and doctor’s visits, we had come to this moment yet again. Nine weeks into a pregnancy and nothing but…

Health & Wellness

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My Call to Nursing: Started with my Mother Caring for Me

By Cindy Carter - Oct 11 2017


Thirty-five years ago when my mother was admitted to a military hospital (and placed on the pediatric floor as the only available bed), I didn’t know that day would change my life forever. With an inconsolable six-month old in the next room crying alone in his crib (while both of the military parents were working),…

Career & Money

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Why Women Should Take Risks At Work

By Elizabeth Lions - Oct 10 2017


It’s scary.  Stepping out of your comfort zone and taking risks. Especially when it can backfire and cause you your paycheck.   Even the most confident women have a flinch point when it comes to risk. She often knows her limits and capabilities so well that she is completely content to keep producing high quality without the…

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Producer and Star of “Break the Stage,” Story of Self Centered Teen – Stacy Rose

By Sarah Webb - Oct 10 2017


You might recognize Stacy Rose as “Dr. Robbins” in Ballers staring Dwayne Johnson.  Rose is a multi-talented artist whose filmography includes acting, voiceover and producer credits. Most recently Stacy produced and starred in, “Break the Stage” which is the story of a troubled and self-centered teen who must earn the respect of the team before…

Inspiration

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The Purpose of Pain

By Heather Harbaugh - Oct 09 2017


The words drag through my heart, claws digging deep into tender, vulnerable places.  I feel betrayed, rejected, abandoned. I wonder where it all went wrong. I only ever did the best that I could.   I struggle to breathe.    My eyes puffy from sobbing, my body exhausted from the emotional struggle, I am weary and wary….

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Money & Marriage, It’s Complicated with Nick True

By Sarah Webb - Oct 06 2017


Nick is the writer behind Mapped Out Money, a no nonsense blog for young people on gaining financial freedom.  Nick is married to Hanna and he’s here to share a bit about money and marriage.  A conversation on what works and what to avoid. Money and marriage is a complicated matter because it involves two…