Career & Money

This is the year, 2020, when we should be celebrating one hundred years since women won the right to vote. Actually, it was only white women who won the right to vote in 1920 as the white suffragists turned their backs on black women suffragists to get the votes of Southern senators. That is a…

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Career & Money

The Bootstraps

As we continue to navigate this new normal, let’s get real: IT IS HARD. Our generation has never faced anything so daunting in our lives – pandemic, riots, murders, record unemployment, economic hardship. It is a lot to swallow. AND it is very easy to succumb to self-doubt, fear, anxiety, trepidation, and to just plain…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Debt-Free College: Teaching Your Kids How to Graduate College Debt-Free

As they say, death and taxes are the only two certainties in life.  Well, the rising cost of college tuition is making a play to be number three on that list.  From 1980 to 2014, college tuition increased by 260% compared to only 120% on consumer items, and it’s not slowing down.  In 2014, almost…

By Kimberly Sulfridge |
Career & Money

Why It Matters That Young Men Don’t Vacuum

I am always surprised to see research showing that the attitudes of young men about gender equality in the home are not changing. Claire Cain Miller of the New York Times writes that “young people today have become much more open-minded about gender roles . . . in politics and sports . . . [but]…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
Career & Money

Money Games for Kids

When should you start talking to your kids about money?  Short answer, it is never too early to start talking to your kids about money.  I think most parents feel like these are conversations to put off until a child is older. How could they possibly understand?  Well, studies have shown that children at age…

By Kimberly Sulfridge |

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Marketing Today: Make a Plan, and Make It Work

When you are ready to create a long-term sales and marketing plan, it pays to know which areas to focus on first, and which people can help you achieve your goals. From web development and social media marketing to your search engine strategy, every aspect of your marketing plan must work together seamlessly. Today, more…

By Gloria Martinez |
Career & Money

9 Actions We Can Take at Home to Find Our Voice

As we have individually and collectively been at home, our minds can begin to play tricks on us. We can begin to question where we are, where we are going and, even, what we are doing. We can have a tendency to question everything. We are all running and racing – all while sitting at…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Why Leaning In and Assertiveness are Not the Answers for Women

I recently ran focus groups for the senior women in a client system to ask what helps and hinders advancement for women in their company.  In addition to the usual issues about men taking credit for their work and ignoring their ideas, these women raised a theme that I found especially troubling:  they repeatedly asked…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
Career & Money

Determining Your Child’s Money Personality

You are walking through the store with your four-year-old little girl, and she seems to have an eye for everything.  “Mom, check out these sunglasses?  How about these sandals?  I would look great in this outfit!”  It’s cute to watch them bounce around and be so excited, but at the same time, it might be…

By Kimberly Sulfridge |