Proper budgeting is important for increasing your savings

Things Every Woman Should Know about their Personal Finances

1.      It’s Never Too Early to Practice Budgeting The practice of creating and following a budget should be followed by everyone. This includes career women, as well as stay-at-home moms. Effective budgeting can help you meet your financial goals while allowing you to indulge in luxuries every now and then. Budgets can be broken down […] Read more…

midlife woman planning her next act

Avoid these common business mistakes

The best way to stay safe is to avoid these common business mistakes. Starting your own business can certainly seem daunting and a little scary. Making even a few mistakes during the launch of your venture could end up becoming very costly. Following are 7 mistakes entrepreneurs can avoid when starting a business. 1.       Misunderstanding […] Read more…

Design your next act with a plan

Studies have shown that when we take the time to write down our goals, we are much more likely to accomplish them. Write down those goals If you’re now in your 2nd Act, you may find yourself in an empty nest or facing an empty nest. Maybe you’ve diligently saved so that you can retire […] Read more…

Financial Independence vs. Financial Freedom

Everyone longs to have financial stability at some point in their lives. However, for many, this stability is usually a stepping stone towards attaining financial independence and/or financial freedom. These terms are often used interchangeably, but there are distinct differences between the two. Let’s take a closer look at financial independence and financial freedom and […] Read more…

What you focus on grows

Focus on what you want What you focus on grows.  I genuinely believe that.  Do you? I want to have a growth mindset and I bet you do too.    We get to decide what our mindset is.  If we find it is not working for us, we can change it. The other day, I woke […] Read more…

How to age gratefully

I’ve known I need to make some changes and so I made a list of 10 things to focus on this year. I have a pretty thorough plan, but I don’t have complete control of circumstances that arise. I DO have control of how I handle them, though. In just the past couple of weeks, […] Read more…

Save money with an at home spa day

  These last few months have been a little challenging with the Pandemic the world is dealing with, and it’s so important that we take care of ourselves. I have put together a list of items for your DIY at-home spa experience. First, I start with filling up my tub with very warm water and […] Read more…

End of Summer Sales

End of Summer Sales 2020 When I was younger and raising school-age kids, the end of summer was always a bittersweet time.  I treasured all the times we spent together, sleeping in, getting together with friends, staying up late on weeknights and no schoolwork. When the end of summer sales was announced that meant summer […] Read more…