How Important is Taking A Real Lunch?

If you’re like many women, you sit at your desk and work while eating lunch, or you skip it altogether. As stress levels rise at the work place, could it be because only a third of us take a lunch break?

Pre-Nups: How to Keep “I Do” From Meaning “I Owe”

The wedding plans are made and you’re sporting a beautiful ring – all is perfect with the world. Hopefully. But, your friend Alexandria just told you her husband just left her and is asking for half of her house in the divorce agreement. Wow! That’s not very nice! She worked really hard to buy the house before they were married. Should you ask for a pre-nup?

Paychecks & Debt

Do you ever wonder where your money goes? Seems like salaries are so much higher than take home pay and it’s such a tragedy. The following is excerpt from the novel,“Flirting with Finance,” which explains (in a very fun way) what is really going on with your paycheck and more…

When To Leave A Job

How you feel about your job can be very indicative as to how you exist in other areas in your life. If you are not fulfilled in your job – or can actually say you dislike it immensely why stay?

Case Studies: My New Co-Worker Won’t Leave me Alone

Dear Case,
I just started a new job and am getting settled in my new office. There’s a woman on my team who seems very insecure about my arrival. She is constantly asking what I’m working on, who I’m working with and what meetings I’m attending. It’s starting to drive me crazy.

Case Studies: My Hubby Spends Too Much

Dear Case,
I have been married for 10 years. With the gift giving season upon us, my annual anxiety over our financial inequality has kicked in. Every year, my husband showers me with holiday presents that are thoughtful and extremely generous.

Surviving Office Politics

A female executive recently said to me, “I don’t play politics.” She’s talented and has worked her way up to middle management, but that got me wondering: do you have to play office politics to really succeed?

Labor Day: Changing Our Attitudes

Alan Uke on Huff Po writes about Labor Day…

“125 years ago, the very first labor day holiday was celebrated in the state of Oregon. Seven years after that, in 1894, it became a national holiday, born on the back of the burgeoning labor movement

Have You Heard of Leisure Sickness?

According to the Wall Street Journal, apparently “Some 3% of the population suffers from ‘leisure sickness’ when they go on vacation. Symptoms include

Investing in More Than Stocks and Bonds

Have you ever considered investing in other asset classes than stocks and bonds? I think we should all have a diversified portfolio, and while stocks and bonds are important, there are other investments to consider.

GOLD: What the Fuss Is and Why You Should Take a Look at It

Or 10 Reasons You Should Buy a Gold Necklace

Ah! The beauty of the luster of Gold – dense, soft, shiny, and it will always keep its bright yellow color. But, not only is Gold beautiful,

7 Tips for Splitting the Bill

I love joining people for lunches and dinners. Meeting new friends, and sharing food and wine is one of the divine pleasures of life! But, when the bill comes it can be a real headache.